Erado Recognized by Leading Analyst Firm as a Cool Vendor for 2012

Renton, WA (PressExposure) May 01, 2012 -- Erado, the nation's leading compliance and archiving firm in electronic communication, today was recognized as a "Cool Vendor" in Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Application and Data Protection, 2012 report by Gartner analyst, Andrew Walls.

Erado is recognized as a "Cool Vendor" for its social media archiving application. It captures all social media activity at sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. The application is downloaded at the social media site and runs in the user profile, allowing access to all activity and content associated with the profile. The user content is then delivered to Erado's hosted archiving service or to the client's own archiving solution.

"Being named by Gartner as a 'Cool Vendor' is a tremendous honor. It further validates our solution and the importance of social media compliance," said Craig Brauff, CEO of Erado. "We've always been firm believers in helping our customers define, deploy, and defend their corporate policies. This designation by Gartner is 'very cool.' We are excited to be delivering a social media application that helps our customers stay compliant, and redefine relationships with their clients."

Cool Vendor Disclaimer About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process: Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process: Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process: Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Erado

Erado is the nation's leader in social media compliance, and one of the fastest growing business-tech companies. In addition, Erado provides a suite of SaaS solutions for capture, review, and archiving of electronic communications including, email, instant messaging, and social media content such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and more. Founded in 1994, Erado helps organizations manage and enforce cost-effective compliance and records retention policies. For further information, see http://www.erado.com.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 01, 2012 at 1:13 pm
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