Bloombase And Emulex Successfully Completes Interoperability Testing

Nov. 24, 2006 – Shenzhen, PRC – Nov 16, 2006, Shenzhen – Bloombase Technologies, the leading enterprise transparent storage information security vendor, announced today their flagship product Spitfire StoreSafe successfully completes interoperability testing with Emulex, the leading global provider of storage connectivity equipment.

Spitfire StoreSafe Enterprise Storage Security Server has been tested by Bloombase interopLab on Emulex LightPulse host bus adapters (HBAs) and certified interoperable on operating systems including WIndows 2003 server, Linux, AIX, HPUX and Solaris. It indicates to customers that Bloombase’s Spitfire StoreSafe Enterprise Storage Security Server has completed interoperability with Emulex LightPulse HBAs. The interoperability validation ensures that our products have met some of the most stringent testing requirements in the industry for system compatibility, interoperability, ease-of-installation and functionality.

Spitfire StoreSafe Enterprise Storage Security Server protects corporate and user persistence/storage data by strong encryption and patented watermarking technologies from confidential information disclosure and unauthorized tampering. Addressing security and corporate governance compliance requirements including GLB Act, SOX and Personal Privacy Ordinance, etc, Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server is designed to transparently protect real-time storage data on-the-fly from unauthorized disclosure and alteration without sacrificing performance. Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server is created to address growing security problems and paradigm shift of corporate digital data theft from company insiders since effective perimeter access control from outsiders and crackers. Internal corporate data disclosure affects company image and loss of confidential information can greatly harm enterprise goodwill and income. Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server protects data in network-attached storage (NAS), storage-area-network (SAN), tape devices and direct attached storage (DAS) supporting virtually all hardware platforms and operating systems. Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server is a virtual storage server to generate watermark or encrypt storage data as they are written to storage device and verify watermark or decrypt as they are read. Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server is built-in with NIST-certified secure cryptographic ciphers including FIPS-197 AES, NTT/Mitsubishi Camellia, FIPS-46-3 3DES, DES, RC2, RC4 and CAST5. Upgrade of ciphers and watermarking modules can be done easily via a web-based user interface. Spitfire StoreSafe can run in a cluster to achieve high-availability. Spitfire StoreSafe Storage Security Server protects corporate websites, databases, corporate digital assets, user files, business and financial data, archives, invaluable intellectual property, user credentials and email storage from prying eyes and tampering.

For details, please refer to http://www.emulex.com/interop/bloombase.html and http://www.bloombase.com/interoperability/emulex.html

About Emulex

Emulex (NYSE:ELX) is a global provider of enterprise-class solutions and technologies that intelligently connect storage, servers and networks, to ensure access to data that’s open, secure and adaptable. Emulex is a leader and catalyst for innovation and investment protection with a proven record of success that spans nearly 30 years. The world’s leading OEMs rely on Emulex products to build scalable, high-performance storage and server solutions for today’s largest, most demanding data centers. At Emulex, we envision a world in which all stored data is networked. Visit Emulex at www.emulex.com.

About Bloombase Technologies

Bloombase Technologies formulated a vision for next generation enterprise application integration and electronic data interchange to secure and accelerate information exchange. This vision brings together distributed and heterogeneous systems with seamless connectivity and empowers enterprise applications and systems with security by use of state-of-the-art cryptographic, service-oriented architecture and network technologies.

Media Contact:

Sharon Kwok
Bloombase Technologies
Website: http://bloombase.com
Tel: +852-3690-2928
Email: sharon.kwok@bloombase.com

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