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NTP Software’s Bruce Backa named officer of SNIA Storage Security Industry Forum

Bruce Backa, CEO of NTP Software®, the worldwide leader in File Data Management, has been elected one of four officers of the Storage Security Industry Forum (SSIF), part of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).

The prestigious SSIF consists of storage professionals, security professionals, security practitioners, and academics working together to contribute to a better understanding of storage security and how it applies in organizations. SSIF members include the leading storage and security companies in the industry today, consolidating their vast body of knowledge and practical experiences in security and storage. SSIF provides the industry with high quality educational, technical, and engineering activities that influence the design, use, and management of storage technology to better protect and secure information.

“SSIF is committed to indentifying Industry requirements that reflect the key role security plays in the storage ecosystem, based on the diverse contributions of technology professionals and academic experts,” said Backa. “Storage security is on every customer’s short list, so I’m eager to serve in this leadership role for the benefit of end users and the IT community.”

NTP Software products provide improved security and efficiency with groundbreaking options to control access to file data, support corporate governance and regulatory compliance, and respond quickly to litigation and audits. Its newest release, Universal File Access™ (UFA), allows end users to create and interact safely and securely with an organization’s file data via any device from any Internet or cell phone-enabled location. UFA ensures that any intellectual property generated by employees is fully secured and treated the same, whether it originates in the office, at home or on the road.

SNIA, made up of some 400 member companies spanning the global storage market, connects the IT industry with end-to-end storage and information management solutions. Established in 1997, the SNIA is a registered 501(c)6 non-profit trade association headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., with a Colorado Springs-based Technology Center and seven regional affiliates around the globe. For more information visit

About NTP Software

Founded in 1994, NTP Software is the worldwide leader in the management and control of unstructured data. Every day, more than 20 million users work with storage resources managed by NTP Software’s technology. NTP Software gives organizations control of their file data by providing the solutions needed to understand, manage, move, and secure file data completely. NTP Software delivers a single, cross-platform solution across a customer’s entire file data storage environment: from managing individual files and users to an entire global enterprise with hundreds of systems and dozens of sites. NTP Software’s technology For more information please see