BURLINGTON, MA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 19, 2012 - Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability software solutions, and OPSWAT Inc., a leader in multi-engine malware scanning solutions, announced today a partnership to combine the award-winning Attunity Managed File Transfer (MFT) solution with OPSWAT’s Metascan file scanning technology. The collaboration is designed to facilitate the availability of a fully-managed solution that automates, secures and accelerates the delivery of files across partner portals, business applications, business users and cloud ecosystems.
Providing automated inspection policy enforcement, the combined Attunity and OPSWAT platform will enable organizations operating in highly-regulated industries to invoke virus and malware scanning as part of an end-to-end file transfer process. Customers in the Financial Services, Healthcare, Energy and Utilities industries, in which multi-tier, highly-secure networking infrastructures are commonplace, can greatly benefit from the solution’s accelerated, turnkey capabilities.
"Through our partnership with Attunity, we are able to deliver a joint solution that effectively empowers customers to incorporate multiple-engine malware scanning into their file transfer workflow quickly and easily," said Jeff Garon, Director of Sales and Product Marketing at OPSWAT. "Using anywhere from 4 to more than 20 different antivirus engines to scan files, Metascan increases detection rates for all types of malware without the hassle of licensing, modifying and maintaining multiple engines. Before transferring files with Attunity MFT, customers can quickly and thoroughly check for the presence of threats by scanning with Metascan."
“Attunity’s strategic collaboration with OPSWAT will provide our customers with the ability to implement a robust, turnkey solution while delivering information quickly and securely to businesses,” said Garrick Herrmann, Vice President of Sales at Attunity. “Attunity MFT is unique in that it provides a high fidelity means to seamlessly move files from external networks and internal environments, while providing an extensive portfolio of policy-based inspection, scanning and routing capabilities. Its high efficiency in managing and automating various inspection policies combined with OPSWAT’s security capabilities make this new offering a true stand out in the industry.”
About OPSWAT, Inc.
Founded in 2002, OPSWAT is a leading provider of software management and security technologies. With both software manageability and multi-scanning products, OPSWAT offers simplified and comprehensive SDKs that reduce time and costs for your engineering and testing teams. OPSWAT delivers: OESIS Framework, an open development framework that enables software engineers to develop products that manage thousands of third-party software applications; Multiple antivirus engine scanning products including Metascan (try the demo at www.metascan-online.com); Secure Virtual Desktop, a sandboxing solution for secure and private web browsing; AppRemover, a free utility that enables the complete uninstallation of security applications; and GEARS, a white-labeled, cloud-based solution for monitoring and managing computers, servers, and switches.
Attunity is a leading provider of information availability software solutions that enable access, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Our software solutions include data replication, change data capture (CDC), data connectivity, enterprise file replication (EFR) and managed-file-transfer (MFT). Using Attunity’s software solutions, our customers enjoy significant business benefits by enabling real-time access and availability of data and files where and when needed, across the maze of heterogeneous systems making up today’s IT environment.
Attunity has supplied innovative software solutions to its enterprise-class customers for nearly 20 years and has successful deployments at thousands of organizations worldwide. Attunity provides software directly and indirectly through a number of partners such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and HP. Headquartered in Boston, Attunity serves its customers via offices in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and through a network of local partners. For more information, visit www.attunity.com or our In Tune blog and join our community on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
Safe Harbor Statement
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Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to: risks and uncertainties relating to the acquisition of RepliWeb, including costs and difficulties related to integration of acquired businesses, the combined companies’ financial results and performance, and ability to repay debt and timing thereof; our liquidity challenges and the need to raise additional capital in the future; market acceptance of the Attunity Replicate and the development of a market for such product; timely availability and customer acceptance of Attunity’s new and existing products; any unforeseen developmental or technological difficulties with regard to Attunity’s products; changes in the competitive landscape, including new competitors or the impact of competitive pricing and products; a shift in demand for products such as Attunity’s products; unknown factors affecting third parties with which Attunity has formed business alliances; the impact on revenues of economic and political uncertainties and weaknesses in various regions of the world, including the commencement or escalation of hostilities or acts of terrorism; and other factors and risks on which Attunity may have little or no control. This list is intended to identify only certain of the principal factors that could cause actual results to differ.
For a more detailed description of the risks and uncertainties affecting Attunity, reference is made to Attunity’s latest Annual Report on Form 20-F/A, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the other risk factors discussed from time to time by Attunity in reports filed or furnished to the SEC. Except as otherwise required by law, Attunity undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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Melissa Kolodziej, Director of Marketing Communications, Attunity
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Jeff Garon, Director of Sales and Product Marketing, OPSWAT