Why Microsoft Azure?
"Nothing like this exists in AWS. Archive360 chose to partner with Microsoft due to Azure's exceptional reputation, architecture, feature/functionality mix, and future enhancements," Langille explains. Archive2Azure takes full advantage of Azure's blob storage. Azure provides three storage tiers—hot, cool, and Archive storage. Customers in specific industries also need Write Once-Read Many (WORM)/immutable storage support.
The Archive2Azure platform provides customers a consolidated intelligent information management solution based in the Azure Cloud. The Archive2Azure Platform Provides:
- An existing library of 80+ FastCollect enterprise application data connectors
- Full integration with Azure Data Factory for standardized onboarding
- Legally-compliant data onboarding and management with full audit and chain-of-custody reporting
- Guaranteed file immutability with source-to-target file signature matching
- In-flight classification and anomaly work-flows
- Cosmos DB and Cognitive/ Media services
The Azure Trust Center provides customers additional value and peace of mind. In fact, Azure supplies compliance with more government regulations than other cloud competitors such as Amazon's AWS or the Google Cloud.
What's Next for Archive360?
An important goal for Archive360 is to make sure its customers are not being left behind in this constantly changing data environment. Enhancing and creating new capabilities for our Archive2Azure platform is critical to enable customers to complete their digital transformation goals. In fact, Dan Langille believes there is an even better term for digital transformation—digital innovation.
Archive 360 will continue to develop new data onboarding capability, ensure compliance and legal defensibility, and provide peace of mind that customers are managing their data in the most cost-efficient manner. Migration to the cloud should be the last data migration customers face. With Archive2Azure—an intelligent, Azure-based information management solution, your organization's data will be safe, secure, and ready for whatever your needs are in the future.