Leonovus’ unified cloud data management software successfully tested by the Canadian Department of Justice
Leonovus Vault and Smart Filer provide unified, smart, secure and straightforward cloud or hybrid data storage infrastructure management.
OTTAWA, Canada March 3, 2021 – Leonovus Inc., ("Leonovus" the "Company") (TSXV: LTV) today announces that after one year of testing that Vault and Smart filer completed all the feature and performance requirements of the test plan in the Department of Justice ("Justice"). The Department of National Defence ("DND") will complete its testing before the end of March 2021. Discussions with Justice are now underway for the purchase and deployment of Leonovus software into production. As expected, successful testing results in Justice and, hopefully, DND lead to other business opportunities in the Federal Government, where there are over 100 ministries and agencies. We have already scheduled two meetings with major departments for next week and expect many more to follow.
Testing began in February 2020. A $430,000 Business in Canada Innovation Program ("BCIP" now Innovative Solutions Canada "ISC") supported our proof-of-concept testing in Justice and DND that resulted from a communication and sales process to the Canadian federal government that began in the fall of 2017. Because of our ISC approval, Leonovus now has a simplified purchasing vehicle with the federal government for up to $1,500,000 of software sales. Any government department can use this simplified method to purchase Leonovus software without an RFP. This purchasing vehicle is available until February 2022.
"It has taken three years of marketing and product development to get to this point, and our technology has advanced dramatically from the original Vault proposal. Our patented technology and trade secrets regarding our encrypt, shred and spread solution, while at the core of our unified data management solution, is now enhanced with a broader suite of cloud data management tools, including Smart Filer. The scope and breadth of our product have come a long way in the past three years," said Michael Gaffney, Leonovus CEO.
"Over the past twelve to eighteen months, we have focused our resources and efforts on Justice and DND. Our goal was to prove our solution's powerful benefits supporting the Canadian government's cloud mandate with a few excellent reference customers. Leonovus' innovative software provides the government with enhanced data security, cloud agility, and cost reduction/management. With the testing validation from Justice, and given the Government of Canada's cloud mandate, this is a large market for Leonovus software. Our location in Ottawa and our product testing result with two major government departments put us in an ideal position to take advantage of this tremendous market opportunity," said Gaffney.
Leonovus is a secure data management software company. The Leonovus suite of data management tools offer an organization what it needs for a complete end-to-end data-centric solution. This solution can stand on its own, or it can easily integrate with the organization's zero-trust strategy and architecture. It takes seamless advantage of the organization's existing storage infrastructure and network architecture, working on-premises, in the cloud, or both. It extends the data-centric controls across the entire architecture, including cloud resources. And it supplies these cybersecurity capabilities for the full lifespan of the data and beyond.
The flexible and straightforward solution does not require changes in the method of data use. Applications, services, and users all interact with the data the same way they always have. The system ensures the right users get access to the correct data at the right time, but securely.
In addition to working with existing systems, the Leonovus solution aids in the organization's digital transformation by enabling ultramodern data concepts necessary for the data-driven world. These capabilities are included in an automated solution requiring little operations effort and no new skills or expertise needed.
The main elements of the Leonovus Unified Smart Data Management suite are:
- Data Discovery Tool - classification and understanding of your existing data sets.
- Smart Filer - transparent file-based data controls for cost, flexibility, and scalability.
- Vault - multi-cloud data management for data lifespan.
- Data View Gateways - controlled repository internal/external data sharing.
- Smart Secure Data Lake - a multi-sourced context-rich repository for advanced analytics.
- Consolidata - multi-sourced data collation and aggregation for near real-time insights.
- XVault – protocol independent, ultra-secure remote data sharing solution; coming soon.
Each is available independently or together as a comprehensive solution set. To learn more, please visit www.leonovus.com.
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