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X1 Adds Support for Symantec Enterprise Vault to Offer Joint Customers Unified Search

X1 extends platform with Content Connector Delivering Unified Actionable Search for Symantec Enterprise Vault

PASADENA, CA – December 4, 2006 X1 Technologies, a leader in secure enterprise desktop search, today announced the first enterprise search content connector for the Symantec Enterprise Vault. By integrating X1 with Symantec Enterprise Vault, the market-leading email archiving solution, joint customers can quickly find, preview and take action on all email locally in a single interface, whether it resides in a Symantec Enterprise Vault archive, PST file, public folder or Outlook.

"Combining the archiving capabilities of Symantec Enterprise Vault's with the enterprise desktop search functionality from X1 Technologies provide our customers with a unified enterprise search solution," said Nick Mehta, vice president of Enterprise Vault, Symantec. "With the new X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault, joint customers can find information using a single interface, while the organization maintains effective storage of archived e-mail, and compliance with industry regulations and legal requirements."

"We have 5,000 users who already depend on X1 for searching email and files located on their desktop, said Kenneth Venner, CIO of Broadcom. "We are using Symantec's Enterprise Vault for our email archive policies but need our users to easily access emails located in the Offline Vault. By unifying data across the organization, the X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault provides improved productivity by enabling our users to locate email no matter where it resides via a unified search interface and addresses a variety of our content and compliance related needs."

X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault
The X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault helps customers realize the full value of their archiving system and enhance productivity by providing a unified view of all email, wherever it is located. Through a single interface, users have the ability to find, preview and take action on their Inbox, Sent Items and Attachments regardless of where messages and attachments reside, whether it be an Exchange Server, PST files, Outlook, public folders or Symantec Enterprise Vault archives.

With the X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault, security is maintained with full searchabilty and usability. The integration, which was achieved through certification by the Symantec Technology Enabled Program (STEP), is seamless and transparent to end users. Users do not need knowledge of where email or attachments reside in order to search, preview and take action. X1 preserves the integrity of the company's security model, allowing search but preventing deletes or moves from the Symantec Enterprise Vault archive. In addition the X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault enables:
  • Post-search actions such as Open, Forward, Reply, Print
  • Automatic detection of Symantec Enterprise Vault archives and addition to the X1 index.
  • Export of selections to PST.
  • Leverage of the full power of the X1 Enterprise Platform for comprehensive information search across all enterprise and desktop content.
"Symantec Enterprise Vault enables customers to enforce central emailing archive policies while giving laptop and remote users uninterrupted access to archived content," said Josh Jacobs, president of X1 Technologies. "X1 is the first vendor to deliver email search capabilities to Symantec Enterprise Vault customers, combining messages from the Symantec Enterprise Vault, PST files, and Outlook inbox in a single search result."

X1 Content Connector for Symantec Enterprise Vault is available immediately.

About X1 Technologies, Inc.
X1 Technologies, Inc., a recognized leader in enterprise desktop search solutions, was founded in 2003 to help business users easily access and act upon information that resides anywhere on a desktop or the corporate enterprise. X1 Technologies has garnered industry awards including KMWorld "100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management" and "Best of 2004" and "Technical Excellence" award from PC Magazine. X1 Technologies has partnered with IBM, Qualcomm®, Yahoo!®, EarthLink®, SoonR®, WebMessenger and Viapoint to power their desktop search initiatives. Headquartered in Pasadena, California, X1 Technologies is an operating company of Idealab, and backed by U.S. Venture Partners. For more information, visit www.x1.com.

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