Seven Steps To Compliance With Email Archiving

The Challenges With email communication continuing to be the number one communication and collaboration tool for businesses of all sizes, enterprises today are faced with a myriad of challenges to maintain regulatory compliance and avoid costly enforcement actions. New regulatory requirements have placed email under great scrutiny, and it is no longer acceptable to hoard emails over years “in-case-you-need-them”. New […]

Top Three Reasons to Archive Your Microsoft Exchange Server in the Cloud

Email continues to grow as the number one communication and collaboration tool, and Microsoft Exchange Server remains the dominant on-premise solution for enterprise email. In addition enterprises must now retain more and more sensitive information to meet governance and compliance objectives. The net result is that enterprise IT is facing three major challenges to manage their Exchange Servers, and many […]

Eight principles of Consumer Data Privacy

Consumer data privacy is experiencing a wave of concern and coverage over the last few years as nation-states and judicial entities continue to roll out new regulations to protect the privacy rights of Internet users. Numerous regulations are now in place across different geographies including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Virginia’s […]

What is an Enterprise Data Lake?

The rise of multi-cloud, data-first architectures and the broad portfolio of advanced data-driven applications that have arrived as a result rely on data lakes to store all the data. A data lake is an open source and industry standard repository for storing large amounts of data. Enterprise data lakes not only store data, they also provide enterprise grade services to collect, explore, manage, govern, prepare and build pipelines for enterprise data.

New Cloud Services are Foundational to Gaining Control Over Content

My next-door neighbor has a two-car garage and a large shed in the backyard. In the twenty-plus years we have lived next door, they have yet to park a single car in their garage. The garage is overflowing with all manner of yard equipment, winter tires, retired exercise equipment, and the odd piece of furniture. The shed is also packed. […]

What is Cloud Data Management?

The rise of cloud native software and the broad portfolio of advanced data-driven applications that have arrived as a result require cloud data management systems to collect, organize, govern, and provide universal access to cloud resident data. Cloud data management architectures span private, multi-cloud, and hybrid cloud environments connecting data sourced not just from transaction systems, but from file servers, the internet or multi-clouds.

What’s your corporate responsibility, post-COVID? What we’re doing to improve our local communities with technology

COVID-19 has created a very unexpected disruption to life. As we continue to endure its effects on people and the economy for over half a year, it’s important to look back at how things were handled in the beginning, and the support that corporations gave during these crucial times.

Beyond the Cost Savings of Application Decommissioning: Improved Efficiency

As organizations embrace newer, better technologies, the older applications have a tendency to pile up in the corner of the data center. This inefficiency is made worse as companies are acquired and transitioned onto the company standard applications. Eventually, they become costly to manage due to support fees for both software and hardware, data center charges, labor costs for application maintenance and backups, and labor costs for application support. However, the data contained within these inactive applications is still very important, so it must be stored somewhere.