TITUS and Epok Partnership to Offer SharePoint Security Solution

Partnership Provides Complete Solution for Securing SharePoint Content for Internal and External Users.

Ottawa, ON– September 29, 2009 – Epok Inc. announced today it has integrated its Epok Edition for Microsoft SharePoint with TITUS Lab’s SharePoint Classification and Security solutions. This integrated solution allows organizations to manage the large volumes of documents that are being moved to the SharePoint platform and to securely extend access to those documents to both internal and external users. Through this partnership, Epok will offer classification and security technology as part of its total SharePoint security solution.

TITUS Lab’s Metadata Security solution uses SharePoint document metadata to control access and assign permissions. This significantly improves the security of SharePoint document repositories. Other solutions from TITUS allow administrators to define policy to watermark documents in order to prevent inadvertent loss of sensitive information, and to automatically create PDF versions of documents to facilitate sharing and archiving.

The Epok Edition for Microsoft SharePoint increases business agility and simplifies SharePoint extranet user administration, while improving security and information compliance -- in a product platform that scales from a single farm to multiple enterprises. The foundation for this breakthrough is an extensible security, provisioning and authorization system for external users that links to the business agreements and policy governing external user access.

“The combined solution addresses the two biggest challenges to large-scale SharePoint deployments: managing large volumes of sensitive information and extending access to external users such as partners, customers, suppliers and distributors,” said Fred Giordano, CEO of Epok Inc. “The combined solution from Epok and TITUS allows organizations to securely expand their use of SharePoint to include external users and large volumes of sensitive information.”

“The TITUS classification and security solutions for SharePoint allow customers to better control their sensitive content and securely share some of that information with trusted partners. The Epok extranet solution provides the visibility, control and reporting needed to securely add these partners to SharePoint deployments,” said Charlie Pulfer, the Vice President Product Marketing, Titus.

About Epok
Epok is the industry leader in SharePoint security and SharePoint extranet solutions. Epok offers consulting services, builds custom SharePoint extranet implementations and offers commercial software products to aid in securing and managing extranet access to SharePoint systems. Epok has helped design and build solutions that help organizations better interact with their suppliers, dealers, to manage multi-vendor projects and support their customers. Based in Bethesda, MD, Epok is privately held. For more information see www.epok.net

TITUS is the leading provider of email, document and SharePoint classification software solutions to help organizations share information securely while meeting policy and compliance requirements. Our solutions enable military, government, and large enterprise organizations to raise awareness and meet regulatory compliance by visually alerting end users to the sensitivity of information.  Our metadata can trigger third party technologies including encryption, archival and DLP to ensure the complete protection of data.  The company has over 150 military, government and enterprise customers worldwide including Dow Corning, NATO, Australian Department of Defence, Multi-National Force Iraq, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Based in Ottawa, Canada, TITUS is privately held. For more information on the company visit us at www.titus.com.

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