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SullivanStrickler Joins the Active Archive Alliance

BOULDER, Colo. – Sept. 21, 2020 – The Active Archive Alliance today announced that SullivanStrickler has joined the collaborative alliance, which promotes modern strategies to solve data growth challenges. SullivanStrickler joins a growing number of industry-leading storage and IT vendors that support the use of active archive solutions for data lifecycle management.

“We’re pleased to welcome SullivanStrickler to the Active Archive Alliance,” said Peter Faulhaber, Chairman of the Active Archive Alliance and President and CEO of FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. “The Alliance brings the best of breed technologies together to provide end-users with active archive solutions for intelligent data management. More and more, companies worldwide are embracing active archive technologies to manage the complexities and realize the value of their unstructured data sets.”

Active archiving enables organizations to gain value from retained data quickly. Efficient and cost-effective, active archives leverage an intelligent data management layer that allows fast access to archival data across a virtual file system and manages data between storage systems and media types.

SullivanStrickler offers a comprehensive suite of active archive solutions, known collectively as the Intelligent Tape Archive™. The Intelligent Tape Archive combines heightened security with the speed and versatility of the cloud to deliver fast time to data and insight on demand. SullivanStrickler’s offering is driven by its proprietary software, Invenire, an advanced metadata review tool, and TRACS, a tape restoration tool capable of accessing virtually any media, in any format, anywhere in the world.

“Many organizations are seeking to transform legacy tape-based data pools into intelligent tape archives with easy data management, access and retrieval,” said Brendan Sullivan, CEO, SullivanStrickler. “Our Intelligent Tape Archive is a unique suite of software, hardware and physical security that delivers unmatched legacy data insight and faster time-to-data while eliminating cost and risk. We are excited to join the Active Archive Alliance and help promote solutions that manage data for rapid search, retrieval, and analytics.”

About Active Archive Alliance
The Active Archive Alliance serves as a vendor-neutral, trusted source for providing end-users with technical expertise and guidance to design and implement modern active archive strategies that solve data growth challenges through intelligent data management. Active archives enable reliable, online and cost-effective access to data throughout its life and are compatible with flash, disk, tape, or cloud as well as file, block or object storage systems. They help move data to the appropriate storage tiers to minimize cost while maintaining ease of user accessibility. Members and sponsors include Fujifilm, Spectra Logic, Atempo, Harmony Healthcare IT, IBM, IMT Software, Iron Mountain, MediQuant, PoINT Software & Systems, QStar Technologies, Quantum, Qumulo, StrongBox Data Solutions, SullivanStrickler and Western Digital.

source: Sullivan Strickler

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