Some important questions to help understand whether or not an archiving solution is needed include:
- What are you doing to better manage the explosive growth of email + attachments on your mail servers?
- What are you doing to better manage other types of content such as files, sharepoint data, social networking, images, videos, etc.?
- Have you ever had to respond to a legal discovery request?
- What is your litigation and/or compliance risk (how many lawsuits and/or industry regulations are you prepared to defend) and how are you managing paper and electronic info...
The partners in the session had a lot of great comments and questions.
I met a few of the partners... Bill Mansfield from Logicalis and Mike Wiseley and Bruce Wolff from Agilysys.
Below is a picture of Mike and Bruce.
A technical look inside IBM's next generation archive appliance Tuesday 3:30-4:30pm @ RM 120
IBM's Smart Archive Strategy Simplifying Information Retention Tuesday 5:00-6:00pm @ RM 120
Birds of a Feather: IBM Smart Archive Strategy Discussion Tuesday 6:00-7:00pm @ RM 120
Next stop for me is the Pulse 2010 Business Partner Summit General Session!