Global Relay And PageFreezer Announce Partnership To Provide Website Archiving for Compliance and eDiscovery
NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Global Relay, the world leader in cloud-based message archiving, and PageFreezer, a leading provider of website archiving solutions, today announced a technology partnership to enable Global Relay customers to create a permanent record of any website or blog.
Financial industry regulations require that online business communications — including websites, blogs, email, instant messaging and social media — be archived in their original formats and produced if required for legal or regulatory purposes. The partnership between Global Relay and PageFreezer ensures a complete records retention solution that will now also include preservation of websites for broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment advisors, private equity funds and public companies.
“PageFreezer’s solution for archiving websites perfectly complements Global Relay’s offerings for regulatory compliance, message archiving and supervision,” said Tracey Straub, Director, Strategic Initiatives with Global Relay. “Through this partnership with PageFreezer, websites and blogs are the latest addition to the growing list of archived content types available to Global Relay customers to meet the compliance regulations for electronic recordkeeping, supervision and advertising.”
The benefits of web and message archiving services are not limited to regulatory compliance. Companies of every size are searching for workable ways to preserve their online activity for personal access, legal or eDiscovery preparedness, and preservation of “brand heritage”. Together, Global Relay and PageFreezer will be providing an unparalleled solution that works for everyone, increasing the customer base for both companies.
“What Global Relay does for email and social media archiving, PageFreezer does for website and blogs — which makes it much easier for firms and advisors to stay compliant,” said Michael Riedyk, PageFreezer CEO. “We are excited about combining forces with a prestigious company like Global Relay, and working with them to deliver seamless archiving solutions for the financial industry.”
In recent years, financial regulators have been challenged to apply existing regulations to emerging web content, including websites with interactive and dynamic features. Such web content is much more challenging to securely capture, store, and search than more traditional communication methods. Global Relay and PageFreezer are working to fill that gap by preserving web content in its original format.
About Global Relay
Global Relay is the leading cloud-based message archiving, search, and surveillance solution for the financial services industry. Global Relay Archive securely captures and preserves email, instant messaging, BlackBerry, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, social media and more — with BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, Outlook and web access.
Global Relay’s 15,000 customers in 90 countries include broker-dealers, hedge funds, investment advisors and public companies, as well as 22 of the top 25 global banks. Global Relay has strategic partnerships worldwide, including a global Strategic Partnership with Thomson Reuters for compliance archiving.
PageFreezer.com is a leading SaaS provider of Website Archiving — capturing and storing online content in its original format to ensure regulatory compliance and litigation protection for Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Food, Legal, Government and Fortune 500 companies. PageFreezer operates as a stand-alone SaaS version of website archiving technology by globally operating software company, PageFreezer Software, Inc., with offices in Seattle, Vancouver, Amsterdam — and was honored as a finalist in both the 2011 Accenture Innovation Awards and the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Americas Awards.
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