Increasingly, organizations find themselves having to archive data in order to meet regulatory requirements and to avoid legal exposure. In Singapore, for example, MAS requires banks to keep records of financial information for seven years. There has also been growing awareness of the need to archive email following a landmark case in March, in which the High Court ruled that agreements made by email for property transactions can be legally binding.
Hitachi Data Systems Corp. is offering advanced virtualization capabilities across its entire product line as a key prong in a full-scale assault on the midrange storage market. The announcement dovetails with the company
Singapore is studying the feasibility of implementing a National Authentication Infrastructure (NAI) which will enable the government and businesses to offer more secure e-services by leveraging on a common, trusted identification and authentication framework.