Gartner Research

Archiving: Technology Overview

Published: 02 February 2006

ID: G00137070

Analyst(s): April Adams, Carolyn DiCenzo


Historically an extension of the backup product, archiving is becoming a market of its own. Archiving technologies are integrating with capacity management tools to automate data management and migration. While still a fragmented market, it is moving toward an integrated set of archiving solutions.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Technology Basics
    • Traditional Archiving
    • Hierarchical Storage Management
    • Redirection (Active Archiving)
  • Application-Specific Types of Archiving
    • File HSM and Archiving
    • E-Mail Archiving
    • Database Archiving
    • Other Archiving Solutions — IDARS
  • Market Size
  • Business Drivers
  • File Archiving Vendors
    • Early-Market HSM Products
    • E-Mail Archiving Vendors Expand Into File Archiving
    • Backup-Related HSM Products
    • NAS-Focused Solutions
    • Hybrid Archiving Products
  • E-Mail Archiving Products (Representative Sample)
    • AXS-One — E-Mail and Instant Messaging Management
    • CA — Message Manager (Formerly iLumin Software Services' Assentor Enterprise)
    • EMC — EmailXtender
    • Symantec — Enterprise Vault
    • Zantaz — Enterprise Archive Solution
  • Database Archiving
    • Applimation — Informia Archive
    • OuterBay Technologies — LiveArchive
    • Princeton Softech — Optim
  • Insight

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