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WysDM Demonstrates New Data Protection Management (DPM) Solution for Enhanced Compliance and Capacity Planning During Storage Decisions San Francisco

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WysDM Software, Inc., the leading provider of advanced data protection management (DPM) solutions, announced today that it will exhibit its new WysDM 4 DPM platform during the Storage Decisions conference in San Francisco, December 4-6, 2007, at the Hilton San Francisco.

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ — WysDM Software, Inc., the leading provider of advanced data protection management (DPM) solutions, announced today that it will exhibit its new WysDM 4 DPM platform during the Storage Decisions conference in San Francisco, December 4-6, 2007, at the Hilton San Francisco.

Including major enhancements to its WysDM for Backups(TM) and WysDM for Fileservers(TM) products, WysDM 4 provides businesses with a full picture of their data protection risk while reducing the time to provision storage and enhancing overall storage utilization. The newly enhanced platform also provides significant advances in compliance and risk mitigation, security, and capacity planning and it brings WysDM's market-leading DPM functionality to disk arrays. WysDM 4 was announced on October 16, 2007.

"Storage Decisions San Francisco is an excellent forum for storage professionals to learn about how to best manage their exploding data growth and the increasing pressure to protect that data from disasters, fraud and stiff regulations," said Alan Atkinson, CEO, WysDM Software. "We are thrilled to be demonstrating how WysDM 4 will enable enterprises to minimize data protection risk and automate capacity planning while continuing to meet increasingly stringent compliance regulations."

Storage Decisions San Francisco, produced by TechTarget, features the theme "Storage Savvy: Optimizing Storage for Growth." It will explore how to treat data as information with a specific, classified value that will allow storage-focused IT professionals to manage storage systems more efficiently and truly align storage operations with their organizations' strategic initiatives. For more information on Storage Decisions San Francisco, visit: http://storagedecisions.techtarget.com/sanfran/index.html

About the WysDM Data Protection Management (DPM) Software Suite

WysDM's DPM solutions feature business policy enforcement for meeting service-level agreements, regulatory compliance, and internal best practices requirements. The WysDM 4 suite of products includes:

— WysDM for Backups, WysDM's flagship product, uses a patent-pending Cross-Domain Correlation(TM) technology to analyze information collected from all major components of the data protection environment, including servers, storage, networks, and applications. WysDM's Predictive Analysis Engine (PAE) integrates with existing infrastructure tools to provide automatic notification of performance problems, service-level agreement (SLA) violations, poorly optimized environments, risks associated with recovery time objectives, and more. The PAE's unique ability allows the system to detect very subtle problems and inefficiencies, resulting in significant risk reduction and cost savings. — The new WysDM for Disks, utilizes WysDM's DPM technology to provide configuration and status information for disk arrays, allowing storage administrators to manage utilization metrics, balance LUN allocations across array ports, and ensure fan-out ratios do not exceed vendors' specifications. — WysDM for Fileservers provides the visibility required to understand large and complex fileserving environments. Utilizing the WysDM(R) adaptive architecture, WysDM for Fileservers provides comprehensive reporting and analysis on all aspects of fileserver operations, including hardware configuration, virtualization, snapshot management, and performance.

About WysDM

WysDM is the industry's leading provider of data protection management (DPM) solutions which deliver a complete picture of data protection risk while reducing the time to provision storage and enhancing overall storage utilization. Headquartered in New York, WysDM was founded in 2001 by a team of storage and software executives from Goldman Sachs, Micromuse, and StorageNetworks. The company's flagship product, WysDM for Backups(TM), pairs cross-domain correlation and a predictive analysis engine with an adaptive architecture for complete awareness of business policies, including compliance, risk mitigation, security and capacity planning. For more information, visit http://www.wysdm.com.

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