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NeoScale, Bridgehead Announce New Encryption

Combined solution provides enterprise-wide data protection and robust encryption with enterprise key management for hospital data on tape

MILPITAS, Calif. and WOBURN, Mass. -- NeoScale Systems, the trusted leader in enterprise storage security solutions, and BridgeHead Software, a leading archival storage management software company, today announced the delivery of an integrated solution for securing sensitive backup data for the healthcare industry. NeoScale’s industry-leading CryptoStor Tape Encryption appliance, differentiated by its award-winning Global Key Management, now supports BridgeHead’s serverless backup component of MEDITECH’s Health Information System Application. The MEDITECH application is installed in more than 2,500 clinics, hospitals, home health agencies, long-term care, behavioral and other healthcare facilities around the world. By adding encryption to the mix, NeoScale and BridgeHead expand their healthcare customer base with an integrated solution that provides the healthcare community with an end-to-end backup tape encryption solution.

“Hospitals today are under significant pressure to stay within budget while implementing top of the line technologies in an effort to meet data privacy compliance mandates,” stated James Yu, senior vice president of marketing & business development, NeoScale. “NeoScale’s solutions ease this pain by dropping in an extra layer of security. Our leading-edge encryption and backup solutions provide a critical need in the healthcare market today, and what’s even better is that they’re cost effective, low impact, and protect current technology investments.”

“The integrated encryption and backup solution with NeoScale and BridgeHead Software addresses important security and confidentiality needs of the healthcare industry,” said Patrick Dowling, senior vice president, marketing, BridgeHead Software. “BridgeHead Software is pleased to work with NeoScale to offer healthcare customers a total tape encryption and backup solution to protect their most sensitive data.”

NeoScale Systems Inc.

BridgeHead Software Ltd.

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