23 Feb, 2024

Archive Everything

IT cost reduction objectives are upon us again, and every infrastructure manager knows that the data growth crisis is not only real, it is growing exponentially every day. The impact is severe because data growth 1) degrades the performance of production databases and file servers, 2) drives hardware upgrade requirements, 3) creates availability challenges during upgrade cycles 4) exposes the organization to legal liabilities, and 5) exacerbates the challenges of consumer data privacy and compliance. At the end of the day, IT cost is directly proportional to the amount of data under management. (more)

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Seven Steps To Compliance With Email Archiving

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”. (more)

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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 are looking to cloud data management as a solution. (more)

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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 Consumer Data Privacy Act (CDPA), New York’s Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation (NYDFS), Brazil’s Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais and others. (more)

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How to Comply with Consumer Data Privacy Regulations?

Business is always a rollercoaster ride from a revenue and growth perspective, and the last problem any organization needs right now is an enforcement action over data compliance. Organizations have jumped on the data-driven bandwagon eagerly, recognizing the opportunity for advanced analytics to further business objectives. Control over the data landscape helps companies improve situational awareness to enable tailoring of sales, marketing, and product strategies. (more)

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How To fill your data lakes and not lose control of the data

Data lakes are everywhere now that cloud services make it so easy to launch one. Secure cloud data lakes store all the data you need to become a data-driven enterprise. And data lakes break down the canonical data structures of enterprise data warehouses, enabling users to describe their data better, gain better insights and make better decisions. (more)

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3 Reasons why you need an enterprise data platform for GDPR

Recently, Frost & Sullivan awarded Solix with its prestigious 2018 Global Product Leadership Award. We are honored to receive this award, validating our major efforts over the last few years to create a Common Data Platform for data-driven enterprises that affordably address data management, governance, and analytics needs. (more)

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How to transform your company into a paperless organization

This year, consider embracing one of the biggest breakthroughs in office management: a clean, paperless organization with no impact on trees. Why? The switch saves you money in many ways, such as the cost of paper and printing, it streamlines document retrieval, and helps meet compliance requirements like GDPR. (more)

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Top GDPR challenge: Do you know where your sensitive data is?

As companies worldwide scramble to meet new GDPR data privacy regulations, compliance with the Right to Erasure (Article 17) or more commonly known as The Right to be Forgotten has emerged as a top challenge. The problem sounds simple enough since the DELETE function is a standard feature on most any IT system, but how do you delete data if you do not know where it is? (more)

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