All Archive Data is Not Alike
Just because we call all the data users aren't changing on a daily basis archival, that doesn't mean it's all the same. The 31-day old email that's been replaced with a stub in the user's mailbox and the 15 year old X-ray HIPPA requires you to keep don't need the same SLA and may be better served by different storage systems.
EMC Announces 3,892,179,868,480,350,000,000
The IDC Digital Universe study continues to chart the remarkable growth of digital information, which is expanding at very near incomprehensible rates. Much of this growth can be linked to the innovation of storage media vendors.
Production Pain Points
You don't have to use Production software to please opposing counsels. Use it to make your life easier -- and the judge happier.
The Question of Tape
Companies used to plead hardship in an attempt to avoid searching tape for discovery motions, but that excuse is swiftly falling by the wayside.
UC Market Looks Wide Open
Synergy's market share numbers indicate that, on a global basis, this is still pretty much anybody's ballgame.
A Big Number
There is good news for storage pros -- the amount of data being created is growing faster than expected. The bad news for IT departments -- the growth of data is even faster than expected.
Interop 2009 Show Winners
This year's champs come from every corner of IT -- cloud computing, virtualization, network management, security, wireless -- and more. Judges also handed out a green award, and picked a favorite startup before announcing the coveted Best Of Interop winner.
Data Dimensions Buys Olim, LLC
Acquisition further strengthens Data Dimensions' position in the BPO marketplace and supports its strategy to diversify through targeted acquisitions.
E-discovery Stakeholders and the Integrated Platform
It is clearly in the enterprise's best interests to control costs related to e-discovery, GRC, and storage management. An integrated platform can help control costs by searching and presenting the right data to the requesting process.
Abrevity to Pursue Sale of Company
The company has reached an inflection point and realizes the need to partner with a leading IT solutions provider to maximize the value of its software solutions.
E-discovery and the Archive
E-discovery does not begin with a litigation matter. It begins with well-managed archives, document retention policies that do not depend on individual employees, and enforceable procedures.
IBM Acquires Exeros
Exeros' technology can be used to automatically uncover hidden relationships between databases, helping users quickly make sense of disparate data sources, IBM says.
More on Canada and E-discovery
Although e-discovery is a challenging process in any country, I believe that Canada has done a better job of controlling runaway costs related to e-discovery.
Survey: Emails are Major Legal Discovery Risk
Industry researcher AIIM has found that a third of organizations have no policy to deal with legal discovery and 40% might need to search back???up tapes to find emails that could be relevant to litigation.
There is a real opportunity for storage managers to play a greater role in the business by planning ahead for e-discovery litigation requests
The Cost of E-Discovery
Storage vendors are rollng out a wave of products to help companies find crucial documents and defend themselves against lawsuits
E-Discovery Trends in 2009
New developments in e-discovery will affect enterprise general counsel and compliance officers, law firms serving corporate clients, and IT departments
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