5 Step SharePoint Migration Plan

Creating SharePoint sites and libraries is pretty simple. Getting the right data to those sites and libraries isn’t that simple, especially if you want to make sure that only the right people have access once it’s there and that data currently lives in file shares and/or in other domains. Which data do you move? What…

Data Retention in the Social Media Era

 A variety of industry research analysts have indicated that 3 of the top 10 priorities for IT in 2013 will be initiatives focusing on BYOD, cloud computing and business analytics obtained via Social Media.  While these initiatives provide clear business benefits, they will challenge data retention and records management policies for most organizations. BYOD, cloud…

4 Secrets for Archiving Stale Data Efficiently

The mandate to every IT department these days seems to be: “do more with less.”  The basic economic concept of scarcity is hitting home for many IT teams, not only in terms of headcount, but storage capacity as well.  Teams are being asked to fit a constantly growing stockpile of data into an often-fixed storage…

Shared folders, like coconuts, don’t migrate by themselves

Our new survey on domain and data migrations shows that 95% of organizations move data at least once a year, for any of several reasons— infrastructure upgrades, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. For such a common task, very few organizations (4%) find migrations easy—struggling to maintain availability, to figure out what data should be moved and…

Defensible Disposal with Automation

It’s no secret that the data on corporate servers is growing exponentially.  Documents, presentations, media, spreadsheets, and other files are constantly  being created and moved onto servers, and after a while, most of it is rarely used, if at all. However, much of this stale data also must be retained in order to comply with…

There’s More to Learn About Data Migration And The Varonis DTE

For those who’ve been following along, you’ll know we’ve just beta launched our Data Transport Engine. By the way, you can sign up here to trial DTE.  For the rest of you, here’s our brief (in under 144 characters) refresher course: we have an approach to data migration that respects existing metadata, ensures security, and…

Put Data Migration on Your Fall IT To-Do List

In the US, Labor Day weekend is the traditional dividing line between end-of-summer vacations and the start of serious back-to-work initiatives. With 2012’s final quarter fast approaching, you’re no doubt adding a few discussion items for the next IT management meeting. Here’s a bullet point we think you’ll want to look into: start planning for…