InfoArchive.4.0.2016.release-1.jpgWith the general availability of EMC's InfoArchive 4.0 effective June 13, 2016, it's time to go 'under the hood' of EMC's extreme unified enterprise platform.

EMC InfoArchive 4.0 architecture enables extreme archiving scenarios with structured and unstructured data, and enhances the ability to secure and leverage critical application data and content. EMC InfoArchive 4.0 enhances user experience and accelerates time to value, while helping enterprises modernize their data centers. It also provides compliant platform with horizontal and vertical solutions. 

InfoArchive 4.0 is an enterprise information archiving platform that unlocks data of all types, trapped in siloed applications, lowering IT costs, preserving compliance and putting application data to work.

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With primary use cases being application decommissionnig or retirement and live archiving, InfoArchive offers, according to EMC, four key value propositions:

  1. Reduce Costs: Eliminate costly old legacy applications nad systems while still retaining data and content for compliance purposes.
  2. Control: Ensure compliance with regulatory and legal mandates by applying necessary retention and eDiscovery policies.
  3. Optimize: Make data-hungry applications run more efficiently by archiving static information in a governed manner.
  4. Analyze: Enable better strategic decisions by leveraging all the formerly siloed information in your enterprise.

Driving new value, InfoArchive 4.0 allows enterprises to create and manage one central pool of application data - structured and unstructured - optimizing multiple archive strategies to deliver table archiving, data archiving, file archiving and compound record archiving...ideal for today's digital transformation business environment. 

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Leave No Application Data Behind

Announced during EMC World in May 2016, EMC's new InfoArchive - available for implementation - includes a completely new, horizontally scalable architecture, also combining flexible reporting and easy accessibility to make vast amounts of data and content available. 

Designed to provide visibility into both structured and unstructured data sources and dependencies in one architecture, InfoArchive 4.0 is easing complexities and eliminating the siloed infrastructure of the past. As enterprises modernize their data center and applications, a solution that archives legacy apps to reduce costs – while continuing to make data available to the organization – is required.

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With its fast time to value and the small footprint, EMC InfoArchive 4.0 enhances the ability to secure and leverage large amounts of critical application data and content to empower modern-day business success.

Why is InfoArchive 4.0 gaining momentum?

Many of today’s organizations struggle with managing increasingly vast amounts of data residing in both production applications and legacy systems. EMC's InfoArchive 4.0 helps organizations address this reality, while preserving the value of content in a single, compliant, easily accessible and scalable archive.

In fact, EMC InfoArchive 4.0’s compliance capabilities address business pressures and changes brought on by factors such as the volume and diversity of information, shifting supervisory expectations, constant regulatory change and complex legislation. These new features enable retention management, legal holds, data masking and PCI compliance without the need to copy or reprocess data after it has been ingested. EMC InfoArchive 4.0 can also meet enterprise-scale compliance scenarios such as Dodd-Frank in the United States, MiFID2/R in the European Union and the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OFSI) E-13 in Canada.

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With new architecture, a user-centric design, in-place compliance and horizontal and vertical solutions, ideal for clinical archiving, InfoArchive 4.0 is what EMC terms 'extreme archiving' with extreme scale, extremely smart compliance insights, extremely small consumption of resources and extremely efficient onboarding. 

That's a lot of extremes. However, clearly with InfoArchive 4.0, EMC has pushed to deliver a client application that performs well for business owners, knowledge users, retention managers, administrators and more. Buckle Up! 

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