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dataglobal announces strategic partnership with Covata

The subject of the partnership is a worldwide OEM agreement for the entire dataglobal product suite and the acquisition of certain rights to dataglobal's data classification platform.

HEILBRONN/SYDNEY, March 21, 2018 - dataglobal, a leading provider of enterprise information management and enterprise information archiving platforms, announces the completion of a strategic partnership with Australian company, Covata. Covata is a leading provider of software solutions that protect data and enable collaboration.

At the center of dataglobal's solutions is a sophisticated data classification platform that enables real-time analysis of metadata and content across all types of data. It has the platform connectors required for most significant content service platforms as well as connectors to data, regardless of whether it is stored on-premises, hosted privately and or in public cloud environments.

As a result of this partnership, Covata will become a worldwide OEM partner for the complete dataglobal content services and archiving platform, complementing its own data-centric security platform.

dataglobal is also granting Covata intellectual property rights to the advanced data classification platform for use in its data security platform and secure business enablement solutions. Covata will then have its own version of this core IP.

In the future, both companies will cooperate in the area of sales, especially in Europe, where they will work together on the development of a distribution channel.

In addition, dataglobal will provide Covata with training, platform integration and product support over an extended period of time.

this is summarized by dataglobal founder and CEO Wolfgang Munz: "dataglobal has been a leading provider of enterprise information management and enterprise information archiving platforms for over 20 years. The partnership with Covata will enable more companies to take advantage of our centralized data classification and enterprise information platform. We are looking forward to the global cooperation with Covata."

Ted Pretty, Managing Director and CEO of Covata states: "Our collaboration with dataglobal is all about core competencies, distribution channels and customers. With this deal, Covata is gaining world-class platform and connector functions that will enable it to offer information governance and security across the lifecycle of data within any organization.”

About Covata

Covata is a leading provider of software solutions that protect data and allow for secure collaboration. Covata’s data-centric security platform allows governments and businesses to discover, protect and control their sensitive information.

Covata’s products and platforms support multiple applications, including search, governance and compliance, user behavior and analytics, as well as file synchronization and sharing. Covata also provides data discovery, transparent data encryption, centralized permissions management and activity logging for sensitive and regulated information in SharePoint.

With offices and resources in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia, and representatives in all the other regions of the world, our customers come from areas that include the public sector and defense, aerospace, technology, finance, the media and sport.

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