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  • [WEBINAR] Email Management Opinion Survey Results

    July 8, 2014

    a better business infrastructure opportunity requires that organizations apprise themselves of modern tools and utilities that promote greater functionality.Be the first to see the results!

    Get an exclusive first look at the Email Management Opinion Survey Results.

    In this free 30-minute webinar, you’ll:

    • Get in-depth analysis of the survey data from Steve Martin, Sonian’s VP of Marketing
    • See how your peers answered and where you stack up
    • Be one of the first to get the Email Management Opinion Survey Results eBook

    You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and get them answered during the live Q&A session.

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    5 reasons businesses love email archiving

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  • [INFOGRAPHIC] 5 reasons businesses love email archiving

    July 7, 2014

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    See for yourself why smart businesses love email archives!

    Good data governance is good business practice.

    Save every message because you never know.  

    Search every message when you need to know. 

    For a modern business, it’s imperative to protect critical data with a solid governance strategy that includes data preservation and retention best practices.

    Email archiving – a great first step – mitigates institutional risk, protects your intellectual property and saves you time and money.

    There are many other benefits, too. (Note: If you deal with compliance audits or get discovery requests, you don’t want to miss this!)

    Check out all the reasons businesses love email archiving…

    See the full infographic.


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

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    [Infographic] Who needs email archiving? You!

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    See the benefits for yourself – before there’s a problem.

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  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Who needs email archiving? You!

    July 3, 2014

    Who Needs Email Archiving? YOU!

    You Need Email Archiving

    You’re responsible.

    Whether you’re the CEO/Owner, Legal Counsel, Compliance Manager, IT Administrator or Human Resources Director, you are responsible for protecting your business with a defensible data governance strategy.

    May sound simple, but this is a daunting challenge. You’ve heard the frightening “big data stats” like the oft-repeated 90% of the world’s electronic data was created in the last two years. The sheer volume of data is almost unfathomable, but YOU can’t ignore the amount of business that flows through email: conversations and contracts, amendments to agreements, discussions and documents… among and between employees,  partners, customers, suppliers.

    Email archiving is an easy and cost-effective first step toward good data governance, and it affordably protects your business and yourself from a bevy of hazards, losses and risk.  Get control of your vital business communications by installing an immutable cloud archive – with no hardware and no software, you’re up and running in 20 minutes.  Ingest legacy email and attachments to free up storage devices, improve local server performance, reduce backup volume, cut costs and eliminate new hardware purchases.

    Getting your hands around the data is the first step toward making sense of the data. Uncover who said what, when. Produce documents when asked (or mandated) and cut the cost of discovery. Conduct internal investigations, get a sense of who is talking about what and with whom.  Get a lens into the lifeblood of your business, your email.

    Preserve the data. Protect your business. Present your intellectual property.

    So before there’s a problem, get started archiving all inbound and outbound mail in the cloud. For less than the cost of a cup of coffee each month, you’ll be able to search these unstructured data, and act accordingly.

    See all the business benefits of email archiving for yourself…

    Don’t miss the full infographic!


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Have questions? Want more info? Need help?
    Let’s talk!


     

    5 reasons businesses love email archiving

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    See for yourself why smart businesses love email archives!

     

    Protect your information, reputation and future.

    Take a look at the infographic!

     


  • 5 email archiving myths debunked

    July 1, 2014

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    When you think of email, you might think of spam. Or, you might see email as the lifeblood of your business. Intellectual property courses through most organizations, mainly through email and attachments, and the inability to collect and protect your IP could spell trouble down the road.

    Sonian separates fact from fiction in this short infographic which dispels five common email archiving myths.

    Do you think that building an email  archive increases local data, takes lots of time  and requires capital expenditure? Do you think a nightly tape backup has you covered? Do you think your mail server is capturing every inbound/outbound message, or that email archiving is only for regulated industries?

    Think again. 

    This informative infographic sets the record straight on protecting your intellectual property, slashing document production cost, speeding audit response and reducing IT workloads. Start saving data and start saving money; Call Sonian and find out more.


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Have questions? Want more info? Need help?
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    Beyond backups!

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    Illuminate the dark data in your organization’s email. Join Tony Bishop from 451 Research and Sonian’s CTO Greg Arnette for an informative webinar that uncovers the power of advanced analytics and underscores its growing importance to businesses.

     Watch the recorded webinar.


  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Why partner with Sonian for email archiving?

    June 26, 2014

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    When you take advantage of cloud economics, you make more money.

    It’s that simple.

    It’s also one of the 20 reasons the world’s most successful Managed Service Providers choose Sonian’s cloud-based email archiving to strengthen their product offerings and protect their customers.

    Don’t miss out on the other 19 economic benefits of partnering with Sonian…

    See the full infographic.


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Have questions? Want more info? Need help?
    Let’s talk!


    [INFOGRAPHIC] Why partner with Sonian?

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    You can count on success!

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  • [INFOGRAPHIC] Overcoming the retention limitations of Office 365

    June 25, 2014

    thumb-info1Are you using Office 365?  Selling it?  Thinking about either?

    Don’t miss this!

    In a new white paper, Osterman Research has identified a variety of Office 365 limitations related to retention, security and encryption.

    Other limitations include archiving, mobility and more. That’s the bad news. The good news is that you can overcome them!

    Don’t miss any of these valuable details about protecting your data.

    See the full Office 365 infographic.

    About Sonian

    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 19 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Sonian is focused on providing a world-class partner experience. For years, Sonian has been helping MSPs and VARs strengthen their product portfolios, solve business problems for clients and make more money with cloud-based email archiving. When you partner with Sonian, you can count on success!

    Have questions?   Want more info?  Need help?

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    From Osterman Research: Office 365 drawbacks

    Don’t miss the complete list of retention limitations or the other valuable data-protection details in this new free report.

    Get the White Paper now.


  • Sonian presents at GigaOM Structure Cloud & SaaS Workshop

    June 18, 2014

    GigaOm Structure Conference

    Don’t miss today’s Saas workshop, sponsored by Battery Ventures!

    Sonian’s Co-founder and CTO Greg Arnette joins a panel of industry experts to talk about the challenges inherent in scaling applications in the cloud, a topic we know well.The workshop, The Cloud Builders: The Challenges With Building and Scaling Applications in the Cloud, is being held during GigaOM’s recurring Structure event, going on now in San Francisco.

    We reached Greg in his hotel room this morning to ask him what attendees could expect in this afternoon’s session: “Well, the point of the session is to discuss the current state of application development and service delivery in the cloud. Given the panel that GigaOm has gathered, I’m sure we’ll see some spirited conversation, some war stories, some pitfalls… and, of course, everyone’s opinion on what the future holds.”

    As an early innovator, Sonian does have a story to tell, investing the last seven years in a highly available, highly reliable, cloud-native information archiving solution. Along the way, Sonian has developed and, in many cases, open sourced frameworks and modules to help others monitor and manage cloud applications. We pride ourselves on our broad platform support and encourage our customers to choose from among the world’s largest public clouds. Shameless Sonian Plug: Sonian continues to advance its expertise in the collection, ingestion and processing of data through a scalable and reliable platform, supported by optimized cloud storage.

    The theme of this GigaOM Structure event is “The Cloud is the Computer” and will focus on the trends and challenges emerging in computing and IT, focusing on the growth, use and value of cloud technologies, the future of infrastructures and the distinctions between public, private and hybrid clouds.

    The global use of the cloud has exploded for a host of services beyond storage and streaming, including hosted business and collaboration services to powering the Internet of Things. Unrealized opportunities abound in cloud computing. Greg’s workshop session will doubtless lay bare the benefits and examine the challenges of building in the cloud, with a clear focus on the current disruptive factors.

    If you’re at Structure (we’re jealous!), consider attending the session this afternoon at 1:15pm in Conference Room 4. If you’re in the Bay Area, swing by the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco and see if you can buy a ticket. Get complete details at the event website.


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Have questions? Want more info? Need help?
    Let’s talk!


    [WEBINAR] Illuminating the Dark Data in Email

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    Get an exclusive look at the new cutting–edge data visualization tools being developed by Sonian.

    Watch the recorded webinar.


  • Email woes strike government and business

    June 17, 2014

    With email archiving, government agencies and businesses have the opportunity to preserve and protect their emails and attachments in a secure cloud.

    With email archiving, government agencies and businesses have the opportunity to preserve and protect their emails and attachments in a secure cloud.

    Email is back in the news – again.

    Lately, every time you see the headlines, it seems like there’s a story about a business or a government agency with email woes.

    This time, the email problems are plaguing the Internal Revenue Service. The agency that requires all of us to save our tax receipts, records and returns for at least 7 years can’t find two years worth of former employee Lois Lerner’s email. That’s a huge problem, considering Congressional investigators have subpoenaed them.

    As you may recall, Lerner, the former Director of Tax Exempt Organizations at the IRS, was accused of targeting and delaying the applications of conservative organizations. She refused to testify before Congress, was held in contempt and left her position amid the controversy.

    Now, more than a year into the investigation, the IRS has let Congress know that a couple years of Lerner’s emails were lost when her computer hard drive crashed in 2011. The IRS reportedly has been able to collect about 24,000 of Lerner’s emails from that time period, although it’s unclear how many emails have been lost forever.

    Lerner isn’t the only government official making news because of email.

    Just last month, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned in the wake of his department being accused of deadly delays in health care at some of its hospitals. E-mails allegedly discussing the destruction of a secret list of veterans waiting for care were at the heart of the scandal. 



    These two DC flubs are just the latest in a recent series of incidents:

    All these stories have a common theme – preserving and searching email data.

    In story after story, it’s clear that cloud-based email archiving could have made a difference.

    At a time when so much business is conducted through electronic communications, securing and retaining emails and attachments is critical – and so is the ability to quickly and easily search them.

    If you’re not preserving the intellectual property and other valuable data in your email, you’re putting your organization – and maybe even yourself – at risk.

    Preserve and protect your email – before there’s an issue.

    With email archiving in the cloud, you:

    • Automatically capture all sent and received emails
    • Search text in emails and 500 types of file attachments
    • Protect IP, support audits and respond to discovery requests

    Don’t take unnecessary chances. Save every message because you never know. Search every message when you need to know.

    See all the benefits of email archiving for yourself right now!


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds.

    Have questions? Want more info? Need help?
    Let’s talk!


    [VIDEO] Data preservation is a business best practice

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    See how businesses are preserving the valuable information in emails and attachments.

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  • Open source opens many doors

    June 13, 2014

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    Sonian jumped at the chance to sponsor this year’s Cloud Foundry Summit, the premier event for open source Platform-as-a-Service.

    We expected to get (and thoroughly enjoyed) face time with the event’s biggest sponsors: Pivotal, VMWare, EMC, SAP and our many friends at IBM. (Where were you, Oracle?) But just as exciting, if less expected, were the announcements from HP about the marriage of OpenStack and Cloud Foundry, a strategy they’re calling Helion, reportedly a billion-dollar initiative.

    If, from the name-dropping, you’re getting the idea this is an enterprise developer show, you’re right! The PaaS value is an undeniable opportunity to re-architect enterprise applications, optimize them for the cloud paradigm (oh yes we did!) and reap the rewards. This doesn’t mean lean startups and savvy SMEs aren’t looking at this, but the biggest share of PaaS adoption is, and will be, in the enterprise space.

    Throughout this decidedly un-conference, Sonian enjoyed many animated conversations, including data management discussions with Boeing, Ericsson and Kaiser Permanente.

    More than 1,000 attendees spent three days in San Francisco this week talking about the apparent groundswell of Cloud Foundry as a viable alternative to Azure and Amazon. Competing PaaS foundations, such as Red Hat’s OpenShift, may be feeling the heat, as evidenced by ActiveState’s recent decision to move Stackato to Cloud Foundry.

    In other noteworthy news from this open source happening, Swisscom, Switzerland’s largest telco, was named a Gold Member of the Cloud Foundry Foundation. This comes on the heels of the completion of their widely lauded OpenStack public cloud implementation. We were also pleased to talk with them at some length about cloud archiving, an expertise of ours.

    Also at the show, IBM’s BlueMix made its Cloud Foundry debut. Big Blue held fast to its “mobile-first” and “cloud-first” development mantra throughout. In the sprit of full disclosure: As one of the first BlueMix Marketplace vendors, and a longtime OEM partner, Sonian is looking forward to further expansion and rapid adoption of SoftLayer within IBM’s traditional enterprise stronghold and the many emerging government initiatives.

    Finally, don’t miss this excellent summary by Barb Darrow of Gigaom.com about Pivotal’s enterprise enhancements that were unveiled at Cloud Foundry.


    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds. [more…]

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  • The future of email management: Text analytics and big data processing

    June 11, 2014

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    As a company firmly committed to innovation, Sonian is constantly on the lookout for new technologies to enhance the customer experience. As a startup, our most precious resource is the time and attention we devote to the core product, while not losing sight of future innovations that could positively impact the business.

    Sonian Labs is a research and development group chartered with the mission to evaluate new approaches to information management and discovery. Greg Arnette, Sonian’s CTO and co-founder, leads the R&D group, which is currently exploring new methods in understanding business communication patterns by analyzing email content. The Labs team has made great strides recently with a new way to visualize communication patterns with a stunning, graphically-rich, interactive web-based portal.

    A treasure trove of value added insights is locked away in email systems and the data visualization project seeks to reveal actionable information to help customers understand their organization better. The frequency and response time between messages tells us a great deal about the urgency of that conversation. Relationships are scored based on the amount of back and forth (as opposed to one-way communications), the inclusion of certain keywords or the job functions of the parties involved. Layering automatic facet detection and content clustering alongside communication interaction reports provides new insights to ultimately help customers make money or save money.

    Customers will use Sonian Text Analytics Visualizations to notify administrators of suspect communications, either because the volume of communication between parties is highly unusual or because the inclusion of certain watchwords might indicate that rogue users are sharing corporate IP with those outside the organization. Heat maps will show hot topics within an enterprise and custodial maps will indicate the visibility of key documents, giving an at-a-glance understanding of relationships and workflows by making them visual, more approachable and more meaningful.

    About Sonian
    An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 15,000 customers in 40 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary SaaS platform and cloud search engine to retain and retrieve valuable data and protect intellectual property. Sonian manages more than 20 billion objects in the cloud; every day, 17 million new documents are uploaded to Sonian’s email archive, which is integrated with the world’s 5 largest public clouds. [more…]

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    [WEBINAR] Illuminating the Dark Data in Email

    dataprevvid

    Get an exclusive look at the new cutting–edge data visualization tools being developed by Sonian.

    Watch the recorded webinar.


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