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Globanet Merge1 / Enterprise Vault Cloud Video

We are proud to share our new Globanet Merge1 and Enterprise Vault Cloud video.  The video covers capturing non-email electronically stored information such as data from social media collaboration sites, text messages, instant messages and financial communications and archiving them into the cloud.  Click here to check it out.

Information Governance Conference 2015 Was A Big Success!

InfoGovCon 2015 was a wonderful success!  We were delighted to exhibiting with our partner Veritas and enjoyed all the terrific message capture, data archiving/migration and eDiscovery conversations.

Announcing archiving for non-Microsoft data in Office 365

From Today's Microsoft Office 365 Blog Post: Compliance is no longer about email alone. It has extended into realms that include social media, instant messaging, and collaboration platforms, to name just a few. In just a few years, these communication channels have become so prevalent that entire industries have spun up around them. Governance and regulatory policies have been updated to reflect the growing influence of these new mediums.

The Future of Predictive Coding is Now

Judge Peck strikes again – and Predictive Coding is back in the news. 

Does Your Business Need to Capture Social Media To Meet Regulatory Obligations?

Social media has fundamentally changed business communications and is here to stay.  The industry surveys are undeniable.  According to Nielsen, 2/3 of the global internet population, many of them businesses, now visits social media networks.  Gartner noted that in 2013 50% of companies produced social media for eDiscovery and in 2014 20% of companies used social media as the primary vehicle for communication – replacing email.  What’s more Morgan Stanley

President Says National Archives Must Archive Everything

So, do you think that only the financial sector is required to capture and archive email, messaging and social media? Think again.

The federal government does not need to “enact” to impact information control, retention, capture and archiving practices of all companies in all industry sectors. As we have seen in the recent administrations – and pick whatever party you prefer – an executive order or even a presidential memorandum can carry the weight of full-blown legislation.

Getting more into (and out of) EV11

So, do you think that only the financial sector is required to capture and archive email, messaging and social media? Think again.

The federal government does not need to “enact” to impact information control, retention, capture and archiving practices of all companies in all industry sectors. As we have seen in the recent administrations – and pick whatever party you prefer – an executive order or even a presidential memorandum can carry the weight of full-blown legislation.

Box, Dropbox and True Archiving

Backup to the cloud or virtual hard-drives – cloud storage by whatever name is a wonderful innovation. But when it’s called an archive, it’s not only wrong, it can be risky. Particularly if you are responsible for your company’s data.

Backing up PSTs to Box or Dropbox or some other cloud drive is certainly prudent. A small company with a relatively few email boxes can use this method rather effectively. As the number of employees grows and things invariably become more complex, a hosting partner such as Rackspace can provide exchange services and also backup the PSTs.

Alternative Messaging Types: The New Normal

Discourse in recent business press included shocked commentary about the complexities of archiving data, particularly the multiple forms of non-email messaging data.

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