Data Management

Preservica makes it easier for organizations to meet long-term GDPR obligations

Boston, MA: May 1, 2018: Active digital preservation specialist Preservica has announced a suite of new GDPR compliance enhancements, to further simplify how organizations meet their controller obligations for personal data that needs to be retained over the long-term.                            

Two thirds of Executive Search Firms fear they could be exposed to significant fines under the GDPR

30 April 2018, London - Research launched today by Invenias, the global leader in executive recruiting software, reveals that 65% of global executive search professionals consider their biggest GDPR-related challenge to be knowing whether the actions they’ve taken to comply will be sufficient. The second biggest challenge is understanding how the regulation applies to their business (57%) and the third biggest challenge was deemed to be the process of reviewing and cleansing data (53%).

WinMagic survey Finds Most Companies Won’t be Ready for EU GDPR Legislation on 25th May

Ontario, Canada - April 25th, 2018 - With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company WinMagic, has today released the findings of research that suggests many companies will not be ready when it takes effect on May 25th, 2018. 62% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) surveyed describe themselves as ‘confident’ in the build-up, with 1 in 5 (18%) saying they are nervous.

KALEAO Introduces New Version of its Flagship KMAX

CHARLOTTE, NC – April 17, 2018 – KALEAO, the technologically innovative server solutions company, today announced the introduction of KMAX-EP, the newest version of KALEAO’s flagship solution for the server infrastructure market. KMAX-EP builds on the market leading scalability and cost benefits of KALEAO’s initial KMAX offering, now known as KMAX-HD, which is optimized for hyperscale deployment. KMAX-EP offers the total cost of ownership advantages of a hyperconverged solution further enabling the digital transformation of enterprise markets.

Redgate adds fast, repeatable data masking to its database provisioning solution

Cambridge UK, Wednesday, 28 February, 2018 – In another move to ease the burden of remaining compliant with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Redgate has enhanced its SQL Provision solution to make the masking of data even easier.

SQL Provision allows users to create copies of SQL Server databases using just MB of storage and mask any sensitive data. The virtual cloning technology of SQL Clone is used to create the copies, while Data Masker replaces sensitive data with realistic, anonymized data that preserves semantic integrity. The sanitized copies can then be used by development teams and testers to speed up development, accurately test code, and fix issues faster.

Lotus Notes and the GDPR conundrum

Many organizations have yet to start the process of migrating their data and applications away from the Lotus Notes platform, and while there are many reasons as to why this is so, probably the two key ones are a truly compelling event that forces the issue and a lack of expertise. This is according to Jon Pyke, CEO, CIMtrek Ltd.

“That compelling event is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes UK law on 25th May 2018. It is compelling because organizations are expected to create a single view of a customer – leaving data in old Notes databases is likely to render users non-compliant,” stated Jon.

Hybrid Cloud Business Solutions Are Best For Protecting And Backing Up Data

Data is the most significant asset of organizations, and it has to be protected and secured from theft, loss or disasters. Moreover, as the economy is now turning real time, it becomes imperative that data must be available easily so that authorized employees can access it quickly for better productivity and improved customer service that forms the crux of digital business today.

Archive2Azure by Archive360 Adds Support for Microsoft Cognitive & Media Services and Azure Archival

Archive360, a leading provider of data migration and management solutions for the Microsoft cloud, today announced Archive2Azure’s day-one support for Microsoft Azure Cognitive & Media Services and Microsoft’s new Azure Archival storage tier. With the goal of eliminating time consuming, manual indexing of audio and video files frequently stored in SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Azure, Archive2Azure now expands on Microsoft machine learning capabilities for more intelligent and automated audio and video indexing, search, translation and transcription.