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Avamar Technologies

Avamar Technologies, Inc. (www.avamar.com) is the leading provider of enterprise data protection software that allows corporations to efficiently backup, store, and then leverage information for business value. Founded in 1999, Avamar provides data protection solutions for medium-sized businesses to large, multi-national corporations. Avamar's flagship product, Axion, is a backup and recovery solution that efficiently moves and stores data on a scalable, high-availability server, using all-disk storage. Axion can cost-effectively maintain large, multi-year archives, all of which are available for recovery on demand. By providing secure, flexible access to its centralized data store, Axion helps enterprises unleash the strategic value of their information.

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  • November 1, 2006 - EMC announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Avamar Technologies, Inc in a cash transaction valued at approximately $165 million.
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the Impact of Compliance on Archival Storage Strategies - article by Plasmon

It's difficult enough protecting and archiving your data so that it's available to the right people at the right time (and cost). But now that's only part of the problem. With so many new rules and regulations which prescribe how you should destroy data records at the appropriate time - how do you guarantee that they stay deleted?

Archiving data on the wrong kind of media could mean you run the risk of breaking the law. Advances in the data recovery industry, and the future cohabitation of storage search-engines both mean that Compliance Officers have to pay much more attention to the ways in which data is dispersed and disposed of in different types of media.

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