Dataglobal launches archive and classification software

Indexes unstructured data

Dataglobal, a German company, launched its data classification software in the U.S. last week. The company, which is focused on e-mail and data archiving also recently acquired Inboxx, a data archiving vendor.

Dataglobal's dg software suite is integrated with Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) and is able to index, archive and discover data for eDiscovery and space reclamation. With dg administrators can classify unstructured data, index it and set policies that govern its deletion or archive. Administrators are also able to create chargeback policies.

The software, which meets the Electronic Discovery Reference Model used in eDiscovery, can archive e-mails and documents, ERP data and SharePoint. In addition, it supports Lotus Domino, Novell's GroupWise, Dymanics CRM and instant messaging.

Dataglobal was founded in 1992 and claims 1,800 customers. Dataglobal dg starts at $6,300 for a single server module. The software's price is based on modules, number of servers and capacity. Modules are available for office, files, analyze, ERP, voice, fax, storage control and chargeback, among others.

In other news, Storage Strategies NOW (SSG-NOW), a specialist storage analysis and research organization, this week released the findings of a new report on disaster recovery and data protection challenges encountered by the small-to-midsized business (SMB) market. The report "Data Protection and Recovery in the Small and Mid-sized Business" outlines the explosive growth in data SMBs are experiencing and how technologies such as backup and recovery software, hardware appliances, hosted services and target arrays can help SMBs prepare for the unexpected. The report costs $5,000 and is available by e-mailing jbagley@ssg-now.com

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