Social networks, blogs, and Twitter might be getting all the press these days, but email remains the most important communications channel for business. Email even surpasses the telephone in frequency of use, according to a 2009 study by Osterman Research.
The Nemertes Research Group Inc., Nov 2008, Pages: 8
Organizations today are drowning in electronic information and one of the greatest challenges is e-retention: which information to keep and for how long. Unfortunately, there are few ground rules for e-retention, resulting in a broad spectrum of ways that organizations deal with the issue. Of all the factors that influence e-retention one of the strongest is the need to produce information during a legal action; driven by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP).This issue paper discusses FRCP, the relevant rules for e-discovery and proposes that following information stewardship best provides a good baseline for establishment of both e-discovery and e-retention policies and procedures.
Although data privacy and identity theft have a higher profile in the minds of consumers, data retention issues can have a far greater financial impact on businesses. Every company, whether public or private, large or small, must have a policy and enforcement system to deal with the messages and files generated by the organization every day.
ReedLogic, July 2009, Minutes: 60
What Litigators Need to Know About the Impact of Social Media on E-Discovery Practices is a time efficient way to understand the impact of sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others on your e-discovery practices. Take the 60-minutes to view this Instant Impact seminar to understand the best ways to go about doing e-discovery on each of the major social media sites, specific do's and don'ts, and case studies of the impact of such sites on specific cases.
As email has become more critical in the business world, many companies are weighing the question of how long it should be retained, what should be done with it, and when it should be deleted. The answer depends on many issues, particularly when one considers the varying regulations and business situations that might demand emails to be archived for long periods of time.
Small and Mid-market customers struggle to meet ever mounting e-mail archiving requirements and associated compliance demands - often with a limited I/T staff and within strict budgetary guidelines.
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This paper describes the role of deduplication in the evolving data lifecycle, along with its historical significance. Industry expert Steve Duplessie explains how Data Domain has changed the status quo when it comes to data protection by reducing the number of products needed for operational and disaster recovery.