Step 5: Enable E-Discovery and Compliance


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Hitachi Data Systems file and content solutions feature an integrated
portfolio to help organizations reduce costs, minimize complexity and
manage growth. To achieve those benefits, organizations can follow
our step-by-step “A-B-C” strategies. The 5th step in that process is
Enable E-Discovery and Compliance: Index, search and discover to
efficiently manage, retain and discover volumes of information and
meet legal obligations.

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Step 5: Enable E-Discovery and Compliance

  1. 1. Hitachi Data Systems file and content solutions feature an integratedportfolio to help organizations reduce costs, minimize complexity andmanage growth. To achieve those benefits, organizations can followour step-by-step “A-B-C” strategies. The 5th step in that process isEnable E-Discovery and Compliance: Index, search and discover toefficiently manage, retain and discover volumes of information andmeet legal obligations.Transform Virtualization Economics Reliable Trusted Innovate Informa-tion Global Change Intelligent Technology Services Value Insight Op-portunity Social Infrastructure Integrate Analyze Discover CompetitiveDATASHEETIndex, Search and DiscoverWith EaseE-discovery and regulatory complianceissues add to the burden of managingenterprise data for many organizations.E-discovery requests, for instance, caneasily duplicate or place a hold on signifi-cant amounts of data, increasing the needfor data persistence.Hitachi Data Discovery Suite makes it pos-sible to index, search and discover acrossthe file and content environment. CombiningHitachi Data Discovery Suite with otherHitachi file and content solutions enableseasy-to-perform cross-platform searchesof production and archive environments —all from a single interface. Organizationscan automate the migration of dataamong classes of storage based on filecontent and automatically migrate datafrom Hitachi NAS Platform to HitachiContent Platform.To aid compliance, Data Discovery Suiteworks with Content Platform to enableproper long-term retention and disposalof data according to legal and compliancepractices. Organizations can ensure properA-B-C Strategies for Hitachi Data Systems File and Content SolutionsStep 5: Enable E-Discovery and ComplianceThe HDS file and content solutionsprocess for better managingunstructured data involves A-B-Cstrategies in 6 steps:■■ Archive 1st.■■ Back up less.■■ Consolidate more.■■ Distributed IT efficiency.■■ Enable e-discovery andcompliance.■■ Facilitate cloud.A-B-C Strategies forUnstructured Datadata stewardship and promote data privacywith directory service integration, so userscan only search for and access data theyhave permission to view.Advantages of Hitachi DataDiscovery SuiteHitachi Data Discovery Suite helps organi-zations search, identify, collect and preservedata across their storage infrastructure — allfrom one secure location for improved stor-age management. The solution also helpsorganizations proactively manage, retainand discover volumes of information and belitigation ready.With Data Discovery Suite, organizations can:■■ Easily perform cross-platform search ofproduction and archive environmentsfrom a single interface.■■ Perform intelligent file tiering to migratedata among classes of storage basedon file content.■■ Perform proper discovery, audit,long-term retention and data disposalaccording to legal or compliancerequirements.■■ Automate migration of data fromHitachi NAS Platform to Hitachi ContentPlatform.Reduce Costs and RegainControlOrganizations that can index, search anddiscover across their entire file and con-tent environment enjoy significant benefits,including:■■ Faster identification of data at risk.
  2. 2. DATASHEETCorporate Headquarters2845 Lafayette StreetSanta Clara, CA 96050-2639 USAwww.HDS.comRegional Contact InformationAmericas: +1 408 970 1000 or info@hds.comEurope, Middle East and Africa: +44 (0) 1753 618000 or info.emea@hds.comAsia Pacific: +852 3189 7900 or© Hitachi Data Systems Corporation 2013. All rights reserved. HITACHI is a trademark or registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd. TrueNorth is a trademark or registered trademark of HitachiData Systems Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and company names are properties of their respective owners.Notice: This document is for informational purposes only, and does not set forth any warranty, expressed or implied, concerning any equipment or service offered or to be offered byHitachi Data Systems Corporation.DS-294-A DG February 2013■■ Lower cost of litigation and e-discovery.■■ Faster backup and restore times.■■ Reduced replication burden.■■ Reduced help desk demand for dataretrieval.■■ Greater access control.■■ Greater control over the speed and costof e-discovery.Hitachi Data Systems File andContent SolutionsBy combining products from Hitachi DataSystems file and content solutions, organiza-tions can reduce the costs and complexityof managing big data “as easy as A-B-C.” Theintegrated portfolio includes:■■ Hitachi Content Platform. Aggregate,manage, protect and share content withan open, centralized and multitier enter-prise cloud storage solution.■■ Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere.Synchronize and share content in a safe,secure manner at any time, from any-where on any device.■■ Hitachi Data Discovery Suite. Search,identify, collect and preserve data acrossthe storage infrastructure from onesecure location for improved storagemanagement.■■ Hitachi Data Ingestor. Integrate withHitachi Content Platform for edge-to-core storage that streamlines the entirebackup process and greatly reducesbackup windows.■■ Hitachi Unified Storage or NASPlatform. Perform the same or morework with fewer devices, more efficientcapacity and lower overhead using themost powerful consolidation platform onthe market.The Next StepAfter completing the Enable E-Discoveryand Compliance stage of the A-B-C strate-gies, organizations are ready for the 6th andfinal step: Facilitate Cloud. While all of thesesteps are not essential for every company,organizations can incrementally improvethe management of unstructured data andmaximize savings and benefits by employingmultiple steps or the complete set of A-B-Cstrategies.Learn MoreTo learn more about the A-B-C strategies,please contact your HDS representative,your Hitachi TrueNorth Partner or■■ Solves unstructured data issues, facilitates search: Hitachi Content Platformaddressed rapidly growing unstructured data at a large industrial manufacturingcompany and helped users search data held for long-term retention.1■■ Ensures compliance: Hitachi Content Platform enabled a Fortune 500 profes-sional services company to offer new services to clients with rigorous compliancerequirements.2■■ Factoid: 35% of IT organizations purchased Hitachi Content Platform to solveregulatory compliance challenges.3HDS E-Discovery and Compliance Use Cases1TechValidate.