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Catalyst and Proofpoint Partner to Streamline Enterprise e-Discovery and Lower Cost With Cloud-Based Archiving, Search, and Review Capabilities

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Catalyst Repository Systems, Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based document repositories for e-discovery and other complex legal matters, today announced that it has partnered with Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider to provide innovative cloud-based technology that spans the entire e-discovery lifecycle, from information governance to review and production.

This partnership will enable corporations and their counsel to manage the full spectrum of legal, investigative and regulatory e-discovery, from collection, identification and archiving through search, review and production. Because the process is managed entirely in the cloud, the combination of Catalyst's and Proofpoint's offerings can enable organizations to save an average of 35% over the total cost of on-premises archiving, search and review platforms. By seamlessly aligning their powerful, scalable, grid-based technologies, Catalyst and Proofpoint empower legal teams to achieve greater productivity with fewer headaches and hassles.

"Cloud platforms provide companies with tremendous efficiencies in cost, time and resources. However, identification, preservation and collection of data in the cloud have been problematic until now," said John Tredennick, CEO of Catalyst. "The Catalyst-Proofpoint partnership provides companies with a fast and secure alternative to on-premise technology platforms."

Recently names as "Leader" in the Gartner 2012 Enterprise Information Archive Magic Quadrant, Proofpoint's Enterprise Archive™ offers a proven enterprise information archiving system specifically architected for the cloud and designed with the features required for e-discovery and corporate compliance.

Proofpoint's big data platform and cloud infrastructure have been proven to meet the needs of the largest global organizations. More than a hundred global organizations have now archived tens of millions of messages each - while still retaining the ability to rapidly execute searches across all of their content within a matter of seconds. And with its patented DoubleBlind™ Key Architecture, Proofpoint delivers uncompromised security and data privacy protection unmatched by any other cloud archiving provider.

Catalyst Insight, is the first cloud-based e-discovery platform to harness the power of a Big Data XML engine to handle the most complex and demanding cases, combining metadata and text in a unified, searchable XML data store designed to handle the most complex and demanding cases. Insight can run virtually unlimited searches across terabtyes of data within seconds, delivering lightning-fast performance and industry-leading analytics to help legal teams quickly identify, categorize and review massive volumes of electronic documents.

By selecting the Proofpoint and Catalyst offerings, organizations will be able to implement legal holds and to retrieve, preserve and search data using Proofpoint's Enterprise Archive, and securely transfer the data to Catalyst Insight for processing, search, review and production. For legal professionals, the result is a seamless, secure cloud-based process covering the entire EDRM, automating and streamlining collection, identification, data preservation and legal holds; providing new opportunities for early case assessment; enabling powerful, lightning-fast search and advanced visual analytics; and automating and accelerating review and production.

"We are excited to forge this partnership with Catalyst," said Darren Lee, Vice President and General Manager of Archiving & Governance for Proofpoint. "We believe that our services are very complementary, and will allow companies to streamline the workflow and shrink the cost associated with identification, collection, and preservation of email for e-discovery."

To learn more about Catalyst's partner programs or to become a Catalyst partner, please contact Christopher Toomey, Catalyst's Director of Alliances and Channel Development at [email protected] or 1.303.824.0831.

About Catalyst

For over 14 years, Catalyst has pioneered innovative, reliable e-discovery technology and services for professional law firms and in-house counsel from many of the largest organizations in the world. Catalyst's intuitive, secure cloud-based e-discovery platform, Insight, is built for tomorrow's big cases today, helping corporations save money, gain control of their data and easily manage the complexities of matters involving multiple jurisdictions, languages, law firms and parties. Insight's unprecedented scalability allows legal teams to manage big data discovery efficiently, control litigation costs and achieve more accurate and cost-effective review. Please visit Catalyst at www.catalystsecure.com for more information.

About Proofpoint Inc.

Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

Proofpoint Enterprise Archive, is a registered trademark of Proofpoint, Inc. in the US and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Proofpoint and any other company.

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