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Index Engines’ patented software platform delivers governance over user-created data by providing actionable intelligence of files and emails across all tiers of storage including legacy backup tapes. Leveraging powerful, enterprise-class indexing, classification and management capabilities; organizations are empowered to regulate data center costs and resources as well as help control and secure sensitive data according to corporate policies in order to manage risk.

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eDiscovery & Litigation Readiness

eDiscovery & Governance

Proactively manage risk and liability associated with user data while fulfilling eDiscovery and regulatory requirements.

Enterprise Data Management

Network Data Management

Profile and classify user data based on comprehensive metadata to support tiering, archiving and cloud migration.

Tape Backup System

Backup Data Management

Streamline access to backup data for legal requests, backup software migration and legacy tape remediation.

eBook: Data Classification

This eBook will take you through a typical workflow and show the process of classifying and managing large user data environments and help answer pressing questions.

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Supporting the GDPR

Index Engines has a low-cost, 90-day jumpstart bundle that has all the software and services you need to find, classify and manage unstructured data. It's not too late.

GDPR Classification

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Backup Tape Data Management
Cost-effective access to files and email from legacy backup tape

Backup tapes are a hidden source of corporate records that could pose long-term risk and liability. In many instances records on tape are the only existing copy of files and email that are required to support corporate litigation or regulatory compliance.

For decades, IT organizations have stockpiled these tapes in offsite storage vaults after they no longer have any use for disaster recovery. As such, they have transitioned to a legacy data archive of all corporate data. This legacy data archive is now a target for litigation and eDiscovery and must be managed according to corporate data governance polices.

Index Engines manages legacy backup tape with a patented solution that provides cost-effective, direct tape indexing and extraction, eliminating the need for traditional restoration of the content.

Organizations are now empowered to directly index files and email on tapes, including the contents of user mailboxes, allowing for a comprehensive search of content and metadata to find individual items. This enables organizations to quickly query backup tape data to find what they need and only restore the relevant files and email from tape.

Index Engines offers a number of solutions for backup tapes that simplify access and management of the content. These include:

Backup Catalog Management: Ingest the legacy catalog and retire non-production backup software. Use Index Engines to search and report on the legacy catalog, locate the appropriate backup tape, fully scan and index the content, and restore what is required. This eliminates the need to maintain the original backup software for access to tape data.

Legal Requests from Tape: Scan tapes required for litigation, search for specific content such as user mailboxes, and extract data to legal hold. This solution can be performed within your data center or in Index Engines’ services lab.

Legacy Tape Remediation: Manage the long-term liability of the tape content by migrating data of value from tape to disk or cloud. Backup tape remediation reduces annual expenses related to legacy tape storage and the risk of archiving unknown content on tape.

Backup Tape Indexing Highlights:

  • Reduces costs and complexity associated with managing and producing data from legacy backup tapes.
  • Simplify the extraction of files and email by eliminating the need for restoration with legacy backup tape software.
  • Rapid turnaround, extracting only what is needed, typically a small volume.
  • Process large volumes of data with automated tape processing and minimal resources.
  • Manage long-term risk of legacy backup tape according to corporate policy.
  • Reduce off-site storage expenses by remediating backup tapes.
  • Direct indexing, search and extraction of specific data files on backup tapes, without the need for the original software that created the tape.
  • Supports all common backup formats including NetBackup, Backup Exec, TSM, Commvault and many others.
  • Search and extract individual files based on full text and metadata criteria.
  • Comprehensive access to individual email content from MS Exchange (EDB, PST, etc.), IBM Notes (NSF) and more.
  • Efficient, high speed processing allows for bulk management of tapes.
  • Rapidly deployable, no complex integration is required.

Comprehensive Sources

Only Index Engines supports unified search and management of legacy backup tape and disk, as well as primary network files and email boxes

Flexible Indexing

Indexing supports metadata, full text, PII, security attributes, event logs and more using an intuitive search and automated reporting interface

Speed & Efficiency

Unique sequential indexing platform with industry leading speeds reaching 1TB per hour and an efficient index footprint of under 5%

Enterprise Ready

Supporting large-scale data centers and Petabytes of data; this software is rapidly deployable and can be federated for global organizations