Hummingbird, Veritas Tackle E-Records ManagementBy Karen Schwartz | Posted 2005-04-28 Email Print
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The two companies join forces to provide a solution to help organizations better manage electronic records.Content management vendor Hummingbird Ltd. has joined forces with leading storage software vendor Veritas Software to provide a joint solution designed to help organizations better manage electronic records.
The alliance will combine Hummingbird Enterprise for enterprise content management with e-mail and content archiving software Veritas Enterprise Vault 6.0. By combining the two products, the companies hope to provide end-to-end lifecycle management for e-mail and attachments, instant messages, and file system documents.
The combination of Veritas Enterprise Vault's scalable e-mail archival capability and Hummingbird's ability to manage the lifecycle of e-mail messages and related documents will allow customers to better manage electronic records, comply with a host of regulations, simplify management of documents and e-mail, and aid in retention and retrieval, said Andrew Pery, chief marketing officer and senior vice president at Toronto-based Hummingbird.
The offering will use the standard look and feel of Microsoft Outlook, the most commonly used interface for many organizations. Using this interface will help simplify the management of documents and e-mail, Pery said.
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