User Controlled Archiving with PoINT Storage Manager: Relief for Administrators and More Flexibility for Users

Archiving and backup strategies in companies are usually set up and managed by the administrator. Such a centralized structure simplifies many processes. However, it also holds potential for conflicts between the central IT administration and the employees from the business departments. In this blog article you will learn how PoINT …

Bring multiple clouds together under one namespace with Scality Zenko and PoINT Archival Gateway

For some time now, businesses have avoided relying on just one cloud provider, instead working with various services depending on the use case. This multi-cloud approach reduces dependencies, increases flexibility and helps optimize costs. When it comes to storage services, for example, a company could use an on-site S3 object …

Balancing retention and deletion: Software solutions for implementing a data deletion concept

GDPR vs. retention requirements The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires personal data to be deleted once it is no longer required for a specific purpose. This presents significant challenges for businesses – challenges that come with substantial risks. Breaches of the regulations can result in fines. It’s not …

Research data management and secure long-term preservation

Research data, whether in the form of scientific notes or measurement results, is a valuable raw material. And if it contains individuals’ personal data – when working in the social sciences, for example – then it is also subject to legal data protection requirements. Empirical data takes significant amounts of …