March 03, 2011 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk and Compliance(GRC) solutions, today announced its participation at the 2011 Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Summit. The event will be held from March 1-3, 2011 in San Francisco, CA. Participants will gain the opportunity to network with peers and attend GRC sessions by experts in the field. These sessions will provide key information on concerns such as demonstrating the value of ERM, bridging the gap between Legal and GRC, managing fraud and creating a risk checklist.

In 2011, GRC initiatives have begun to take on a broader significance and role. Organizations are looking for innovative and cost-effective ways to establish an integrated GRC framework, strengthen information security, prevent fraud and align GRC with corporate objectives. However, the challenges of achieving these targets are many. A growing range of compliance regulations, a fast fading network perimeter and increasing global expansion are complicating GRC efforts and straining budgets and resources.

The 2011 Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Summit will bring together industry experts and GRC professionals to discuss how organizations can cope better with the above difficulties. The event will provide insightful perspectives on bridging processes and technology for enhanced GRC management, leveraging GRC to get through touch economic times and building a world-class Risk, Compliance and Audit program.

Exhibiting its market-leading solutions at the event is MetricStream. Over the last few years, MetricStream has grown from strength to strength, delivering ground-breaking GRC solutions with powerful capabilities. Today, the company is the preferred GRC solutions provider to some of the largest organizations across countries and industries.

In the technology industry, MetricStream GRC Platform has enabled numerous hi-tech companies to ensure compliance across the supply chain, accelerate time to market, deliver top quality products and reduce costs. The platform streamlines and automates GRC management across the enterprise for better collaboration and efficiency. It also contains powerful algorithms and tools to track issues, manage risks, assess controls and stay abreast of changes in compliance regulations. As a result, leading semiconductor, component, hardware and other hi-tech companies are upgrading their existing solutions to MetricStream Solutions.

MetricStream GRC platform is easy-to-use, flexible and scalable. Embedded with a comprehensive suite of GRC software, the platform is a one-stop solution for all Risk, Compliance and Audit Management requirements. The solutions are equipped with advanced capabilities including executive dashboards with drill-down capabilities, built-in remediation workflows, best practices and centralized document management systems that enable companies to strengthen GRC initiatives.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions. MetricStream solutions are used by leading global corporations in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management programs, quality management processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and other corporate governance initiatives. MetricStream’s customers include Procter & Gamble, UBS, Societe Generale, Pfizer, Philips, Cummins, Kellogg’s, Mondelez International, SanDisk, and NetApp. MetricStream also owns and operates the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal - the largest GRC advisory network and one of the largest GRC communities. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA (www.metricstream.com).

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