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Introduction to Virtual Data Rooms

Published: 17 March 2011

ID: G00211311

Analyst(s): Jim Murphy , Jay Heiser


Virtual data rooms are high-assurance, Web-accessible portals that are designed for the sharing and discussion of highly sensitive document-based information outside of the enterprise.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Technology Description
    • Technology Definition
    • Standards
    • Operating Requirements
  • Uses
    • Usability
    • Benefits and Risks
    • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
    • Price Performance
    • Technology Providers

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