Council Mergers in UK- Merging Data

 Mark Mulcahy- Waterford Technologies

I mentioned about 9 months ago that we had embarked on a project to help certain councils in the UK that were merging with their email and file data.

What I found interesting as we worked through the various project meetings with these new expanded councils was the multitude of different issues that arose out of managing this data and what the difference priorities were;

Below are the most common issues they had and where the turned to us to help manage these issues;
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Are you Ready for the Rapidly Approaching Windows 2003 Server End of Life?

It is estimated that there are 12 million physical servers worldwide still running Windows server 2003.

Fiona Mulvaney- Waterford Technologies

Microsoft has announced that the end of life (EOL) for Windows server 2003 is 14th July 2015. After this date you can no longer have support, security, upgrades etc. The loss of this server means that your business and applications could be at serious risk.
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So Why Buy a Bigger Box?

Cillian Sweeney- Waterford Technologies

Is buying a bigger box always the solution to a file management problem?

It’s no surprise for you to hear that the volumes of data within organisations are growing exponentially year on year. I mean just a few years ago it was nigh on impossible to send a 1 MB attachment with an email as it would either (i) crash the email system in place or (ii) if not, certainly incur the wrath of the IT Manager.

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Where Are You Going To Put Your Growing Data?

According to IDC Research, 90% of the data in the world has been created in the last two years.

Peter Sweeney- Waterford Technologies

As a non IT related manager or director in a company you may wonder how that impacts on you.  It’s just a number after all.  But suppose two years ago there were a given number of public libraries in the world and they had to manage an increase in the number of books on the shelves by a factor of 90% as of today.

What are the options?  Build an extension?  Build a new library? Throw the older books away?

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Records Retention Management Policies – 5 things to consider

Records Retention Management is a powerful tool

Fiona Mulvaney – Waterford Technologies

It helps you to deal with regulatory agencies effectively and avoid potential future unnecessary litigation.  Having a records retention policy will answer all regulatory questions and will save you from havingRecords Retention to answer difficult questions when you are under pressure.  Here are 5 things to help you get started covering the technical side such as file archiving and email archiving and also the human side – not everything has a technical solution!

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Do I really NEED to buy file archiving software?

Using a file archiving software is still the best and easiest way to manage your data.

Gary White – Waterford Technologies

Target your files that are no longer in use and get them off your Tier 1 storage. What we class as critical data to our organisation changes continuously, so why not change the location to the most cost effective option also.

Still unsure ? How does it help ME ?
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Email and Data Management Solutions – Real Customers! Real Results!

Here is how Waterford Technologies products delivered tangible results for our customers in 2013

It’s important as a software company that we stay close and listen to our customer’s requirements.  It’s also important we understand the results our products are delivering for our customers. After all that is why we are here to deliver real and tangible results which save our customer’s time and money.

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