Mimosa Automates Tiering

Mimosa strengthens next-gen archiving platform with NearPoint tiered storage option

October 16, 2008

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Mimosa Systems, a leader in Live Content Archiving solutions, today announced the Mimosa NearPoint Tiered Storage OptionTM (TSO). The new solution is an add-on module to the Mimosa NearPoint Live Content Archiving Platform that delivers policy-based automation to map email and file information access to granular business service level requirements. NearPoint TSO allows organizations to control storage costs while supporting legal and compliance requirements for long term data retention and recovery.

With archived file and email data projected to grow 55 percent CAGR and 73 percent CAGR respectively from 2007 to 2012 , both storage costs and the operational burdens to manage this growth will be significant. Electronic discovery and information search of the corporate archive are necessitating faster access in order to meet litigation requests and business objectives surrounding information retention and availability. Mimosa Systems is the first to deliver on-demand access to its massively scalable live content archive while decelerating both capital and operational requirements to meet this growing industry demand.

Mimosa NearPoint TSO delivers business service level migration parameters - provides on-demand access to high priority data and allows lower priority data to be automatically migrated to lower cost storage hardware. Prioritization can be very granular and based on a number of user defined parameters including ownership, date, file and email metadata, content, custom tags, keywords, numeric strings and more.

Enterprises are under growing pressure to meet the business service level requirements of internal stakeholders including legal, information security, regulatory supervision, and end-users in the most cost-effective manner. Mimosa NearPoint TSO links business service level requirements to the intelligent archive to ensure business processes and goals are met, and that performance criteria is in place to support customer objectives. This is accomplished by linking business requirements via granular policies with, dynamic provisioning and automated migration to underlying storage devices resulting in on-demand access to data in the archive when required.

"Corporate archives are rapidly growing due to long term retention requirements and the massive amounts of user-generated content being generated in all areas of business," said Scott Whitney, vice president of product management for Mimosa Systems. "With NearPoint TSO, Mimosa once again delivers a next-generation solution that supports retention and on-demand access large volumes of information with unmatched performance and radically lower costs. Customers enjoy savings across hardware, software and IT operations and satisfaction knowing their service level objectives are being met to reduce exposure and minimize risk.

Mimosa Systems Inc.

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