Active Archive, Active Retention, for Today and Forever

We recently released the Aparavi software-as-a-service platform for archive and retention management, with data protection built in – a long-winded way of saying “active archive.” Why the wind? Because active archive is a distinct, unique application that is often not well understood, unless you are one of the unlucky few who understands it all too well.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

More than 25 years ago, I was one of the original developers of backup and restore applications, many of which are still in use today. Though visionary at the time, these traditional data protection systems are no longer the right tool for what we deal with today: growing data loads, modern infrastructures including BYOD, new compliance regulations, and new pricing models.