Around the world, organizations are implementing new data management strategies to comply with the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Among the most challenging: the policy that gives consumers the right to be forgotten.

It should be a simple matter – the user requests you remove all their personally identifying information. And in primary storage, it might be simple. But removing this data from a backup set is definitely not simple, and probably impossible in image-based backups.

Our approach? It’s pretty simple. Enable full-text content search for specific data. Use the classification feature to identify data subject to GDPR so you can identify it and delete it. Specify the geographic location where data needs to reside. Learn more, and catch our webinar with Storage Switzerland here.