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2018 Is Over. Do You Still Have GDPR Work to Do?

Many businesses scrambled to achieve GDPR compliance earlier this year, focusing on identifying where personal information was stored in databases and unstructured formats. Did you remember to […]

Take a Strategic Approach to Data Governance

With the tremendous growth in data comes a parallel increase in the importance of proper data governance. New data protection regulations, such as GDPR, make data governance a mandatory part of […]

The Broad Scope of Data Governance Means You Need Tools and Automation to Succeed

Data governance requires understanding your data, how it's created and used, and who is accessing it. Given the large volumes of data handled by almost every organization, using tools to help […]

Can Office 365 Meet Your eDiscovery Needs?

Increasing volumes of data and increasing volumes of compliance regulations are accelerating both the importance of eDiscovery and the challenges of managing the eDiscovery process. Solutions that […]

Enterprise Vault and Office 365, Part 2: Three Ways to Use Enterprise Vault and Office 365 Together

We talked in Part 1 about how the features in Veritas Enterprise Vault offer more comprehensive and flexible eDiscovery and data protection features than are available in Microsoft Office 365. […]

Enterprise Vault and Office 365, Part 1: Five Reasons to Use Enterprise Vault to Manage Data in Office 365

Maintaining control of your data is important even when it's stored in the cloud. While cloud providers like Office 365 offer services for backup, archiving, and eDiscovery, those services don't […]

Microsoft Security Patch Interferes With Enterprise Vault Shortcuts

Keeping up with security patches is unquestionably important. Unfortunately, sometimes patches have unintended side effects. That's the case with a recent Microsoft patch that's interfering with […]

Many Conversations Are Needed to Achieve Compliance

Backups are crucial to meeting your compliance obligations to protect and retain data, but the technology itself can't ensure compliance. You need strong communication between your IT team, your […]

Enterprise Vault Errors Flooding Your Event Logs??

With Enterprise Vault (EV) you can sometimes see strange behavior in the event logs. For example, reoccurring 29014 errors with an interesting host name or Vault ID:

Protect Data Against Tampering By Focusing on Data Integrity

The standard "CIA" model of computer security requires confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Data protection often focuses on preventing data theft and unauthorized access, viewing it as a […]

If Two People Can't Keep a Secret, How Can Your Entire Company?

Your corporate data is filled with secrets. Your own secrets, like business plans and intellectual property, and your customer's secrets, like account numbers. And your collection of data is […]

Meet Federal Data Retention Guidelines with Veritas Enterprise Vault 12.1

On November 28, 2011, President Obama signed the Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records, which is designed to reform records management policies and practices within government […]

Enterprise Vault Exchange Archiving Targets in a DAG

Enterprise Vault (EV) Exchange Mailbox Archiving Targets in a Database Availability Group (DAG)

Top 5 Enterprise Vault 12 Upgrade Must-Haves

EV 12 Benefits:

Health check costs before EV upgrade?

In addition to the full-featured Enterprise Vault health check we offer (see http://healthcheck.enterprisevault.co/ for more information), dcVAST includes a simplified health check with every upgrade […]

SQL Maintenance for Enterprise Vault

SQL maintenance might be one of the most important things in an Enterprise Vault environment. It’s something you truly cannot neglect or the performance and functionality of Enterprise Vault can be […]

Dtrace and Enterprise Vault

Having an issue with Enterprise Vault and don’t know where to start?

Enterprise Vault Bulk Client Add-in Deployment

There is really no official recommendation from Veritas for Enterprise Vault client add-in deployment. But you can find information from Microsoft. See: […]

Troubleshooting Enterprise Vault for SharePoint

Often we get asked how to troubleshoot Enterprise Vault for SharePoint issues, so here is a little bit of information. A good starting point is to review:

Backing up Enterprise Vault using Trigger Files

Here is some information on backing up Enterprise Vault with trigger files:

Ever had to call Veritas (formerly Symantec) Technical Support?

If you're someone that is familiar with Enterprise Vault, you know it's not something you want to "set and forget." You also likely know that even with monitoring and maintenance plans in place, […]

Enterprise Vault Health Check??

Enterprise Vault must be monitored and managed to avoid serious and costly issues: • Legal searches that are slow, full of errors, and not delivering the needed results • Potential fines for not […]

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