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Are Vendor Neutral Archives the Answer for the Healthcare Industry?

Posted by Bill Tolson on June 1, 2018

Healthcare providers are facing continually growing data storage requirements, a changing regulatory compliance environment and increasing numbers of data sources to manage.

The obvious culprit of rising healthcare storage requirements is diagnostic imaging systems. Currently, imaging systems are creating over 600 million images per year in the U.S. alone.

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Topics: Azure, Archive, Archive2Azure, Cloud archiving, Healthcare, PACS

Can You Hear Me Now? MiFID II Risks and Solutions

Posted by Bill Tolson on November 2, 2017

MiFID II is right around the corner, January 2018, and there are new data handling, storage, and indexing requirements that some (or many) financial services organizations may not be aware of. In fact, MiFID II, focuses on the EU financial services sector and aims to improve the quality of advice presented to clients as well as offer additional investor protections. To accomplish these requirements, the new regulations add additional data recording, retention, and search requirements.

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Topics: Azure, Archive, Archive2Anywhere, MiFID II

Does Archiving in Native Format Matter?

Posted by Bill Tolson on August 3, 2017

Many companies faced with a need to archive data (usually email) due to regulatory requirements, eDiscovery responsibilities, or business requirements, look for solutions based on capabilities, cost, vendor reputation, security, and regulatory requirements.

In the past, companies in need of archiving solutions purchased one of the many on premise or cloud-based solutions that met their needs. However, many of these archiving solutions actually converted the data so as to enable more efficient storage, indexing, and search. The problem with data conversion is the data can be corrupted or metadata changed or lost nullifying its “golden copy” or copy of record status. In most cases, this is not really a problem… unless you are anticipating or are in fact, involved in litigation.

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Topics: EDiscovery, Archive, Archive2Azure, Cloud archiving

Do You Have A “Leaver” Data Problem?

Posted by Bill Tolson on August 30, 2016

Everyone leaves the company eventually. Better opportunities, reduction in workforce actions, termination, or your manager has the IQ of un-popped popcorn…, no matter the reason, everyone eventually leaves. In the UK, these people are referred to as “leavers.” In the U.S. they’re called departing employees or ex-employees, and depending on the circumstances, more colorful names. However, the way company handles these departing employees can mean the difference between business as usual or major customer satisfaction issues, project delays, higher eDiscovery costs, and higher costs.

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Topics: Archive, Archive2Azure, departing employee


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