The challenges facing data archiving systems

A company's data archiving must take account of three main aspects


A company's data archiving must take account of three main aspects:

Compliance

Archiving systems are compliant with the statutory rules if ...
... they assure auditable archiving of selected information
... they provide powerful search and research functions
... and they log all accessing of archived data.

Security

Access to archived data gains in importance, as the necessary preliminary to analysis and economic exploitation of the knowledge potential which may lie in the data. This necessitates more complex security solutions for archiving infrastructure

Large quantities of data

The archiving infrastructure must assess, classify and evaluate vast quantities of structured and unstructured data.