Now 50% to 200% Faster, fmDataGuard Audit Technology Helps Meet Regulatory Compliance, Instant Data Rollback and Quick Recovery from Crash or Corruption.

BERKELEY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2009 - WorldSync, Inc. today shipped fmDataGuard 2.0, automatic change logging, backup and recovery software, now with zero initialization delay and dramatic performance increases.

Now for the first time, fmDataGuard customers see a regular run-time speed increase anywhere from a significant 50 percent to a dramatic 200 percent, depending on their configuration. In addition, fmDataGuard customers no longer experience any waiting period for initial log creation. Combined, elimination of an initialization delay and the stunning performance increases provide data protection with low overhead.

fmDataGuard provides solutions built with FileMaker® Pro software with the technological basis for regulatory audit trail compliance, logs all data views and changes, and allows for instant data rollback or quick recovery from a crash or corruption.

fmDataGuard 2.0 introduces a new Log Reflection feature that allows end-users to hover over any field to quickly access log information about its change history. Now, if Log Reflection is desired, the administrator simply assigns a generic calculation formula to desired fields. fmDataGuard 2.0 also now provides a new differencing engine to show changes between various versions of a field. Changes are shown in a manner familiar to anyone who has used the Track Changes feature on a word processing application.

"Beyond recovery from a crash or data corruptions, fmDataGuard makes it much easier for companies and organizations to comply with various regulations," explained Jason Erickson, president and CEO of WorldSync, Inc. "Over the past year, we've added a few end-user features, added a new differencing engine and overhauled the architecture to make it much faster. fmDataGuard is easier than ever to set up and use, which means even companies who aren't required to comply with regulations simply have a better backup."

"fmDataGuard 2.0 is incredibly easy to implement and significantly improves the day-to-day operation of the auditlog process," explained Carl Henshall, owner of Cutting Edge Software. "One of our solutions generates thousands of auditlog records daily, resulting in a file of several gigabytes. The new fmDataGuard 2.0 lets us implement a small file with the latest changes, archived into a large file weekly, which then only needs to be backed up weekly rather than twice daily."

fmDataGuard provides complete audit trail capture, with no scripting, layout modifications, or custom development required. fmDataGuard can capture all Add, View, Change and Delete actions to a separate table, keeping a field-level change history. When properly implemented, fmDataGuard 2 can meet the audit log requirements for regulatory mandates such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, and European Union Privacy (Basel II) and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

In addition, fmDataGuard makes it easy to recover from a crash or corruption, and to revert undesired data modifications. fmDataGuard empowers administrators to roll back data in a single button click. Similarly, administrators can roll forward to reconcile the last good backup with the current state of the database, hence updating the backup, all in one button click. fmDataGuard supports logging of custom events, such as user login and logout, report generation and more. Developers can set fmDataGuard to send dynamic SQL queries, opening up the ability to more powerfully access and modify their FileMaker databases. Setup of fmDataGuard is an easy four-step process, with an optional fifth step to capture Viewed records.

Compatibility, Availability and Pricing

fmDataGuard 2.0 is available today directly from WorldSync, Inc., priced at US$1250 for a new server license, or US$937.50 for an upgrade license to current customers.

Small companies and those wanting to try fmDataGuard 2.0 on a more limited basis can do so using a US$150 per user license (US112.50 upgrade for current customers). Vertical application developer licenses are available for US$1850 per application, allowing developers to embed fmDataGuard 2.0 capabilities within their application. Current vertical development customers can upgrade capabilities to fmDataGuard 2.0 for US$1387.50 per application.

fmDataGuard requires FileMaker Pro 8.5 or higher and FileMaker Server 8.0v4 or higher. fmDataGuard is available immediately from WorldSync, Inc. at

About WorldSync, Inc.

WorldSync, Inc. is a FileMaker Business Alliance Platinum member and developer of world-class tools for FileMaker developers. WorldSync's award-winning and patented flagship product, SyncDeK, provides anytime, anywhere data replication among FileMaker Pro applications and SQL data sources. WorldSync's fmDataGuard logs all data changes for regulatory compliance, and provides instant data rollback or quick recovery from a crash or corruption. WorldSync, Inc. is a privately held company, headquartered in Berkeley, Calif. Additional information about WorldSync, Inc., SyncDeK and fmDataGuard can be found at

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