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TeamDrive Secure Cloud File Synchronization Deployed by Touchstone Compliance

Dropbox-like Collaboration Software Ensures 100% Uptime and Enhanced Security for HIPAA Compliance Software Vendor

San Diego, California and Hamburg, Germany - February 26, 2013 - Enterprise cloud synchronization provider TeamDrive today announced Touchstone Compliance LLC has deployed the TeamDrive platform to provide its staff with secure and collaborative access to critical files with version control and complete audit trails. TeamDrive delivers a simple, secure file sharing and storage service that works the way users work -- from anywhere on any device - to meet user requirements without sacrificing IT control.

Touchstone's cloud-based solutions help health providers across the globe meet evolving statutory obligations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). With staff often based out of the US, uptime, security and local regulatory compliance were critical to Touchstone.

TeamDrive provides Touchstone with enhanced security in a highly available collaborative cloud environment. Touchstone is able to satisfy a growing set of privacy regulations in the US, Europe and the rest of the world with TeamDrive's "end-to-end encryption".

"We evaluated several solutions but it was only TeamDrive that met all our criteria such as adherence to European privacy and security standards including encryption in motion," said Roman Diaz, President of Touchstone Compliance. "The TeamDrive platform has proven easy to use and manage through its intuitive self-service interface."

He added, "With an architecture also based in the cloud, TeamDrive enabled us to recover critical files following an unexpected hardware failure without the need for any additional full time IT resources."

Demonstrable ROI
TeamDrive's co-founder and CEO, Volker Oboda commented, "TeamDrive helps protect Touchstone's software development environment. By not having to buy, maintain and support additional physical servers, Touchstone has realized a significant cost saving and can re-deploy funds to core product development."

How Teamdrive works:
Every user can convert the contents of a folder on his PC, notebook, smartphone (iOS / Android) or tablet into a secure shared space with merely three mouse clicks. Users are able to continue working as usual at their computers without investing in training. People can use this shared space with any number of personally "invited" users. OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, pdf, photographs, videos and all other file formats can be instantly and securely exchanged. Automatic versioning, backup and file synchronization enhance all aspects of productivity. TeamDrive does its work nearly imperceptibly in the background.

About Touchstone
Since its launch in 2009, Touchstone Compliance LLC has helped organisations meet evolving Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance via its innovative online Compliance Evaluator and Compliance Concierge services. Deployed via the cloud, Touchstone's solutions have proven invaluable to health providers across the globe for meeting statutory obligations that help protect the welfare of patients.

About TeamDrive Systems
TeamDrive Systems enables secure, cross-company, as well as cross-platform, collaboration with total privacy, maximum security and full self-administration. TeamDrive offers a combination of cloud computing (private and public) and the free choice of servers, which delivers unlimited cost-effective scalability and independence. TeamDrive runs on Linux, Windows, Mac servers and clients as well as iPhones, iPads and Android Smartphones.

TeamDrive's dependable, scalable platform and services currently enable millions of business users to sync, share and collaborate beyond company borders. TeamDrive customers include leading global firms such as Airbus, h&z Unternehmensberatung AG, universities, the military and government institutions. For a customized solution evaluation of TeamDrive, please contact [email protected]

Further information: TeamDrive Systems GmbH, Max-Brauer-Allee 50, D-22765 Hamburg, Germany, phone +49(0)40/389044-33, e-mail: [email protected], web: or follow on twitter: @TeamDrive

Media Contacts

United States and Americas:
Heidi Groshelle
Groshelle Communications (for TeamDrive)
Tel: 415.821.1454
[email protected]

Europe and RoW:
Rose Ross, Omarketing (for TeamDrive)
Tel: +44 (0)208 255 5225
[email protected]

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