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Application Retirement - Sleeping with the Fishes?

Posted by Bill Tolson on November 16, 2017

Today, companies are looking for solutions that can archive inactive data from little used enterprise applications. Those applications can be decommissioned, saving the company the expense of keeping them running for little payback. But the question not addressed early enough in the project is what to do with all of the application’s legacy data – delete it or save it (and where). By migrating the legacy data to an intelligent archive, organizations can preserve the value of legacy application data, ensure regulatory compliance, and address any legal concerns.

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Topics: EDiscovery, Data Privacy, Azure, Archive2Azure, application retirement, SEC Rule 17 a-4, information management, retention policies, defensible disposition, Cloud, Database

Application Retirement: Target – Documentum?

Posted by Bill Tolson on March 29, 2017

I have written about application retirement a couple times in my blog. The concept is simple; organizations retire (shut down) aging business applications for several reasons all the time including cost reduction, application consolidation, risk reduction, and because of new regulatory and eDiscovery requirements. The big question continues to be what should be done with the associated application data? Before I address that question, let's look at a large, well known business application that many organizations are now looking at as a target for retirement - Documentum. 

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Topics: Archive2Azure, application retirement

Application Retirement: What about the Data?

Posted by Bill Tolson on November 30, 2016

Most organizations eventually retire (shut down) aging business applications for several reasons including cost reduction, application consolidation, risk reduction, and because of new regulatory and eDiscovery requirements. However, one question that is not usually addressed early on is; what should be done with the associated application data?

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Topics: Azure, grey data, Archive2Azure, application retirement


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