SAN DIEGO -- St. Bernard Software, Inc. (OTCBB: SBSW), a global provider of security appliances and on-demand solutions, including secure content management and archiving, today introduced the Managed Enterprise Reporting Service (MERS) for iPrism(r) Web-filtering appliances.
This marks the first step in the company's new hybrid strategy, designed to better meet the security needs of businesses. St. Bernard will combine its managed services and hardware appliances to help IT managers deploy the most efficient products that best fit their network infrastructure. Today's initial hybrid security launch enables St. Bernard customers to run multiple iPrism appliances across a variety of locations, while MERS aggregates, centralizes and archives all usage reports remotely.
"Today's MERS launch marks the company's initial move toward marrying our on-premise and in-the-cloud offerings, unveiling St. Bernard's hybrid approach to meeting our customers' security needs," said Andrew Lochart, vice president of marketing and product management at St. Bernard. "With the introduction of our hybrid product strategy, our customers will receive secure content management functionality in the best location, maximizing their deployments' effectiveness, scalability and cost efficiency."