June 23, 2020

PoINT Software & Systems Joins the Active Archive Alliance

Growing List of Companies Elevate New Technologies and Use Cases for Active Archives

BOULDER, Colo. June 23, 2020 – The Active Archive Alliance announced today that PoINT Software & Systems has joined the organization, which collaboratively provides end-users with technical expertise and guidance to design and implement modern solutions for data growth challenges and lifecycle management. PoINT Software & Systems joins a growing number of industry-leading storage and IT vendors that support the use of active archive solutions for harvesting and maintaining the value of archival data.

“Exponential data growth is driving fundamental change in computing, storage, and analytics and spurring increased interest in active archive solutions,” said Peter Faulhaber, chairman of the Active Archive Alliance and President and CEO of FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. “PoINT Software & Systems expands the Alliance membership’s breadth of innovative active archive solutions for intelligent data management. We are pleased to welcome them to the Active Archive Alliance.”

Organizations around the world are creating and accumulating data at unprecedented rates. An active archive manages data for rapid search, retrieval, and analytics – both efficiently and cost-effectively. It leverages an intelligent data management layer that enables online access to data throughout its lifecycle regardless of which tier it resides in the storage hierarchy. Active archive solutions span all pools of storage, including hard disks, flash, magnetic tapes, optical media, object store and cloud storage.

PoINT Software & Systems specializes in the development and distribution of software products for storage, management and long-term archiving of data using all available storage technologies. “PoINT’s storage and data management software provides an exceptionally efficient way to reduce costs without productive restrictions while fulfilling requirements for long-term compliant storage,” said Sebastian Klee, CMO at PoINT Software & Systems. “Our products allow efficient usage of storage systems and help to reduce costs and issues caused by data growth. PoINT products have been proven in more than two million installations worldwide.

Interested in joining the Active Archive Alliance? Visit the Sponsorship page for more information.

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About Active Archive Alliance
The Active Archive Alliance serves as a vendor-neutral, trusted source for providing end-users with technical expertise and guidance to design and implement modern active archive strategies that solve data growth challenges through intelligent data management. Active archives enable reliable, online and cost-effective access to data throughout its life and are compatible with flash, disk, tape, or cloud as well as file, block or object storage systems. They help move data to the appropriate storage tiers to minimize cost while maintaining ease of user accessibility. Members and sponsors include Fujifilm, Spectra Logic, Atempo, Harmony Healthcare IT, IBM, Iron Mountain, MediQuant, PoINT Software & Systems, QStar Technologies, Quantum, Qumulo, StrongBox Data Solutions and Western Digital.

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