Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Hierarchical Storage Management And Archive Software

Hierarchical storage management products operate on defined storage policies that provide for the automatic migration of files to secondary storage. Archiving products provide for the storing of a point-in-time version of a file for historical reference. Active archiving products provide special technology for searching and viewing archived data. Included are e-mail, database, file, IM, BlackBerry and SharePoint archiving products.


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