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Everything form data security to a self managed cloud, learn more on how you can gain control of your future.

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EDiscovery | Office 365 | Journal | Archive | live journaling

By: Bill Tolson
February 22nd, 2019

Does your organization utilize Office 365 for email? Is your organization required to journal email for compliance, legal, or business requirements? Do your Attorneys complain about the time it takes to find information for an eDiscovery request? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then keep reading.

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EDiscovery | Azure | Cloud archiving | archive360 | Archive2Azure, Information Governance | Cloud

By: Bill Tolson
January 7th, 2019

Over the years I’ve written a lot about the benefits of enterprise file consolidation, i.e., storing and managing unstructured data in a common repository.  In fact, most companies still have data spread around the enterprise in distinct stand-alone data silos (usually unmanaged at the file level) including custodian computers, removable media, personal cloud accounts, file systems, email systems, and SharePoint servers (to name just a few). Companies run the risk of experiencing eDiscovery and regulatory issues, the inability to run effective data analytics processes, and lower employee productivity.

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EDiscovery | Office 365 | Journal | Azure | Archive2Azure | Cloud archiving | live journaling

By: Bill Tolson
June 14th, 2018

So, you’ve decided to move your on premise email system to Office 365/Exchange Online for cost savings, higher security, and scalability. However, before you begin the migration, a question you should ask is; does my organization journal email for compliance, legal, or business requirements? If your company does, then read on.

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

By: Bill Tolson
November 16th, 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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EDiscovery | Azure | Information Governance | records management

By: Bill Tolson
October 24th, 2017

I am going to revisit a topic I have blogged about before, mostly because of the feedback I received at Microsoft Ignite last month (September) - that of records management versus information governance. To state the obvious up front; records management does not equal information governance and here is why.

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EDiscovery | Azure | Archive2Azure

By: Bill Tolson
October 12th, 2017

The eDiscovery process can be a complex and expensive undertaking. Ever increasing data stores, new applications and data formats, country regulations limiting data movement and increasingly, documents authored in foreign languages, continue to drive up cost, time to respond, and risk. One eDiscovery task that has been an ongoing pain for companies is dealing with foreign language-based documents during collection and review.

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EDiscovery | Azure | Archive2Azure

By: Bill Tolson
October 3rd, 2017

Corporations continue to adopt new information technologies that make their jobs both easier and more complex. Companies have adopted new communications platforms like Skype for instant messaging, enterprise social networks like Yammer and Slack, collaborative groupware applications such as WebEx, GoToMeeting, and video conferencing, not to mention audio and video recording for security. And of course most companies still rely on the old tried-and-true tools like email and telephone/voice messages for day to day communications. Many of these tools now allow you to record both audio and video for regulatory and eDiscovery needs.

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EDiscovery | Azure | Archive2Azure | retention policies

By: Bill Tolson
September 7th, 2017

There are many reasons to develop and follow information management policies including the retention/disposition of information. The most obvious reason is to ensure compliance with regulatory retention requirements. Another reason is because of business requirements such as ensuring that data not deemed having long term value is disposed of so that IT resources are not consumed with "junk" data.  I continue to hear companies make the case for the need to have relatively detailed retention/disposition policies is due to their belief that "the law" requires it - in case your company is involved in a lawsuit and eDiscovery. Let me first touch on the first two reasons before I get into the main reason for this blog.