Symantec File system archiving and compliance

Symantec™ Enterprise Vault™ File System Archiving provides a flexible, software-based archival framework that enables tiered storage for file server data as well as the discovery of content held in these environments. These capabilities allow you to reduce storage costs and simplify archival management. Enterprise Vault manages content by using automated, policy-controlled archiving to online stores for active retention and seamless retrieval of information. The powerful built-in search and discovery capabilities of Enterprise Vault also provide you with specialized client applications for compliance and legal protection.

Critical to any application is your underlying storage infrastructure. The unique NetApp unified storage architecture provides an end-to-end storage infrastructure for an Enterprise Vault archival and compliance environment. NetApp and Symantec continually innovate to develop new points of integration and value.

Benefits
The integrated file archival solution of Enterprise Vault and NetApp storage management solutions lowers overall total cost of ownership and enables flexibility to adapt to future requirements. Together, our joint solution:

  • Improves application performance and scale
  • Efficiently and cost effectively optimizes tiered storage resources
  • Improves use of archive for compliance and e-discovery
  • Creates a seamless environment for the end user file access
  • Delivers advanced data protection and security

The NetApp and Symantec archival and compliance solutions are grouped into two categories, depending on the type of data being archived: