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August 10, 2016
Written by SpectraLogic CEO Nathan Thompson with product specialist Bob Cone and software developer John Kranz, Society's Genome – Genetic diversity in digital preservation, makes a case for ...
November 09, 2015
Storage Decisions 2015 panel discusses future of disk and tape, and offers hints for dealing with cloud storage, flash and impact of recent events in the data storage industry.
October 06, 2015
Linear Tape-Open (LTO) program leaders say latest LTO-7 bit error rate improvements are significant for reliability, see tape used with flash as "flape" system.
March 31, 2015
On March 11 and 12, Boston was home to Vault, the storage and file systems Linux conference. Use this guide to review some of the key takeaways.
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Records managers have long been belittled by corporate executives and viewed as locked in their own world of classifying, filing and occasionally retrieving documents. But with their world expanding, records management professionals are beginning to get the respect they deserve. With a glut of information from countless sources bombarding just about every department in an organization, who's better suited to play a significant role in a corporation's strategic planning than the professional keepers of that data?
Because of their increased importance, the stakes are a lot higher for records managers. It's incumbent upon them to expand and upgrade both their technical and people skills so they can seamlessly move beyond their own department and collaborate with department leaders across the entire company.
In the first feature of this handbook, industry consultant Steve Weissman outlines the necessary attributes that a records management professional needs to be a corporate superstar. In his second feature, Weissman advises records managers to take a proactive role in developing and enforcing a robust company-wide data governance and compliance program before anything goes amiss. And in the third feature, TechTarget executive editor Lauren Horwitz interviews legal and strategy consultant Susan Wortzman on new software tools designed to help records managers streamline records keeping across all departments and therefore assume a lead role in corporate strategic planning. Continue Reading
Niel Nickolaisen resolves a heated dispute between software engineering and operations over data ownership by locking the two teams in a room. Continue Reading
Jason Buffington of Enterprise Strategy Group explains why the rumors of tape's demise, which is unlikely to happen soon, are greatly exaggerated. Continue Reading
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The cloud generally makes sense for shorter-term data retention, but find out how it can also play a role in keeping data for longer periods of time. Continue Reading
Whether you use disk, tape or cloud in your enterprise data protection, where you send your archives and backups is up to you. Continue Reading
SOA and the cloud are not the answers to everything. We examine the steps organizations need to take in order to solve problems surrounding business data retention. Continue Reading
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The Microsoft Office 365 Clutter feature is designed to clean up email inboxes, but the feature is not perfect. Learn how to overcome data retention issues that may arise. Continue Reading