MDY Adds Five Certifications to Long List of U.S. DoD 5015.2 Certifications for MDY FileSurf

Fair Lawn, New Jersey - March 27, 2006 -- MDY, the leader in records management innovation, proudly announced that MDY FileSurf® version 7.5 SR4 has been certified according to the U.S. Department of Defense 5015.2 Standard for records management applications, Chapter 2 and Chapter 4. With enhanced retention management and eDiscovery features, the latest version of MDY FileSurf continues to provide comprehensive management features for administrators while providing an enterprise solution to enforce critical records management strategies across multiple, disparate repositories across the organization. MDY FileSurf's certifications mark a long-standing history of MDY's commitment to the U.S. DoD 5015.2 Standard and certification process, as well as partner certifications that support MDY's Federated RM™ solution.

The U.S. DoD 5015.2 Standard establishes mandatory requirements for records management applications and their integrations with other systems. Many government agencies, corporations and professional services organizations have adopted the U.S. DoD 5015.2 Standard as the required baseline for records management functionality. The MDY FileSurf certifications recently received include:

  • MDY FileSurf v. 7.5 SR4
  • MDY FileSurf v. 7.5 SR4, Chapter 4 - Management of Classified Records
  • MDY FileSurf v. 7.5 SR4 and Symantec Enterprise Vault 6.0
  • MDY FileSurf v. 7.5 SR4, NetApp NearStore® v. 7.0 by Network Appliance, Inc., and Decru DataFort™ E510 storage security appliance
  • MDY FileSurf v. 7.5 SR4, Symantec Enterprise Vault 6.0, and NetApp NearStore® v. 7.0 by Network Appliance, Inc., and Decru DataFort™ E510 storage security appliance

Full details of all five certifications can be accessed online at the Joint Interoperability Test Command Records Management Application Web site, available at http://jitc.fhu.disa.mil/recmgt/register.htm.

The joint MDY, Symantec, NetApp®, and Decru® solutions each provide key functionality for integrating records management, content management, and archiving for the purpose of regulatory and legal compliance. When combined together, this highly secure records management solution enables government and business users to manage information garnered across the enterprise more easily and cost-effectively, while meeting stringent data protection and shredding regulations designed to increase national security and minimize legal and intelligence risks.

The MDY FileSurf -Symantec Enterprise Vault solution, originally DoD certified in 2003, offers the only records archiving tool that enables automatic classification and archiving of emails and other business records according to organizational retention categories in a manner fully compliant with DoD 5015.2. MDY is part of the Symantec Intelligent Archiving Partner program, developed to provide customers with more information regarding the content and context of their data in order to make more informed decisions around archiving, storage, retention and discovery.

"DoD 5015.2 provides stringent record keeping benchmarks that continue to evolve," said Galina Datskovsky, Ph.D., CRM, CEO of MDY. "MDY is committed not only to meeting, but exceeding these requirements as we deliver future DoD certified solutions to the market."

About MDY FileSurf®
MDY FileSurf integrates all physical, electronic, and email files regardless of media type, source of origin, or storage location into a single, scalable, and extensible enterprise-wide solution. MDY FileSurf provides tight integration with various repositories of content, including email and document management systems, and provides a server based rules engine, that combined with flexible schedule creation tools and powerful discovery and disposition hold capabilities, ensures that all content is managed according to government regulations and organizational policies. MDY FileSurf is certified under the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.2 Standard for records management applications (Ch. 2/4) to enable content management compliant with government regulations and organizational policies.

About MDY Federated RM™
When records are spread across multiple repositories, or 'silos' of corporate content, true enterprise-wide compliance is a challenge. MDY's Federated RM™ solution allows organizations to enforce critical records management strategies across multiple, disparate repositories through a centralized records management console and rules engine. Federated RM maximizes existing technology investments while ensuring enterprise-wide corporate compliance.

About MDY
MDY is a leading provider of records management innovation and offers a unique mix of software and services to give organizations a single point of accountability in gaining complete control over their information management needs. MDY offerings help organizations reduce risk, comply with government and industry regulations, and effectively implement knowledge management policies, best practices, and procedures. For more information call 201-475-4789 or go to
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