I recently made a trip out to Washington, D.C. to check out the new products that GigaTrust has been working on.
For those of you who don’t know, anyone that is familiar with RMS knows that GigaTrust provides the best extranet hosting solution out there. They can provide RMS capabilities for a company, without actually making you put RMS in your environment, or even worrying about having to set things up. They are sort of like the scrubbing bubbles cleaner. “They work hard so you don’t have toooooo.” What I bet alot of you didn’t know if that GigaTrust goes *way* beyond just that capability. They have a slew of products that will help solve all of your IP protection needs.
Let’s discuss a few that I saw. I couldn’t possibly tell you everything they showed me. I was like a kid in a toy store running around trying to play with as many as possible before it was time to go.
The first and most notable addition is their PDF viewer. GT used to have their own proprietary viewer that could open RMS protected content. While there is nothing wrong with this, and it was actually really cool, it is just one more thing to download, which some people don’t like. Well now they have actually written their solution to work with the native viewer, so that was pretty cool. They also re-wrote their Outlook solution so that you can now read RMS protected e-mails directly in the Outlook reading pane, instead of in their own viewer. Essentially, they have spent alot of time integrating with the native products for a seemless experience.
They’ve got a sweet solution for Blackberry, that allows you to send and receive RMS protected content right on your device. They demonstrated this capability to us, and it is flawless. If I had a Blackberry, I would use this solution. I’m of course a Windows Mobile guy, so the only Blackberry I’ll be using will be in my cereal. Still very cool.
Ever have lawyers crawling down your back needing to make sure that they can decrypt someones mailbox for e-discovery? GigaTrusts solution is fast and furious. If your in the market for an e-discovery solution check em’ out.
Their Enterprise Plus solution is what they are famous for. They do all the work for you, and also give you the ability to send RMS protected content to people that are outside of your organization. The coolest feature I saw on this was the business auditing. You can see who has accessed specific content with a few clicks of the mouse. Super fast, super easy. You can even setup filters for your content that protect content based on what is in it. Let’s say you want to protect any content that contains a social security number or credit card number. Well you can do this with their filters. It automagically scans the content, and if something the user enters matches the filter, it automatically classifies and protects the content. Your end-users don’t even have to think anymore. Too many features to list. Brilliant work!
Dynamic File folders. Ever wish you could just dump files into a directory on your system and have it automatically protect or unprotect the content? Well their Dynamic File Folders solution will give you that.
The new stuff they showed me, that they are working on for MOSS is fantastic….but for another post.
They have even given their product line a face-lift, and redesigned the UI. Looking good.
The cool thing about GigaTrust is that they are true *solution* providers. In talking with them it seems that there really isn’t a problem that they can’t solve. Third-party LDAP directory…no problem. Third-party file formats you need to RMS protect…no problem. They recently acquired Pinion software, who wrote some amazing CAD solutions, and are now re-writing them to work with RMS. This is *huge*. Every automaker, or engineering company in the world will now be able to put persistent protection on their CAD designs, something the engineering world has been in dire need of. Think about what would happen if someone leaked your CAD designs to a competitor? Millions if not billions of dollars potentially lost. If you have a need to protect your CAD designs, you definitely need to give these guys a call.
Amazing solutions. Super nice people. Really smart products, and they will work hard to earn your business. Check them out at http://www.gigatrust.com or give them a call to see if they have a solution for your specific environment needs.
This trip fueled by:
The BIG cans!