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Symantec Announces Availability of Enterprise Vault 8.0 and Its 10-Year AnniversaryEnterprise Vault Reaches 10,000 Customer MilestoneCUPERTINO, CA, Jan 19, 2009 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the availability of
Enterprise Vault 8.0, the newest version of its industry-leading
email and content archiving platform. Launching in conjunction with
the 10-year anniversary of Enterprise Vault, version 8.0 provides
customers with the most efficient intelligent archiving platform with
more ways than ever to reduce the costs of storing unstructured
information such as email, file server and SharePoint content.
Since 1999, Enterprise Vault has been adopted by more than 10,000
organizations globally and each year is recognized by leading analyst
firms for its archiving and e-discovery leadership. Enterprise Vault
8.0 continues this tradition offering significant advancements to
storage optimization, usability and electronic discovery saving
customers up to 60 percent of the costs of storing unstructured
information through its archiving technology.
-- Industry-Leading Cost Savings: Enterprise Vault 8.0 offers
advanced storage reduction using optimized single instance storage. The
archive keeps just one copy of individual emails, their attachments, and
files no matter how many times the information occurs and regardless of the
-- Accelerated e-Discovery: Leveraging the industry's first Guided
Review feature as part of Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator, users are
able to analyze and filter search results to quickly drill down to the most
relevant content with a few simple clicks of the mouse, helping to further
reduce the costs and risks of e-discovery.
-- Ease of Administration: A new Getting Started Wizard lets
administrators get Enterprise Vault up and running in minutes, and a new
Common Tasks Dashboard simplifies administration by providing quick access
to common tasks and operations.
-- Available Now: Symantec Enterprise Vault 8.0 is now available
directly from Symantec or through Symantec's worldwide network of
value-added authorized resellers, distributors and systems integrators. For
more information, please visit www.symantec.com/business/enterprise-vault.
-- "Input from our 10,000 strong customer base helped us see that they
were facing more than just email management challenges, they were facing
challenges to storing, managing and discovering information from many
sources including file systems, instant messaging and SharePoint," said
Simon Jelley, senior director of Symantec Enterprise Vault product
management. "With the availability of Enterprise Vault 8.0, customers can
achieve complete single instance storage across all of their unstructured
information and significantly reduce their storage and discovery costs."
-- "In all of our research, customers consistently cite the multitude of
benefits delivered by archiving including compliance, more efficient
electronic discovery and lower storage costs," said Brian Babineau, senior
analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group. "In our opinion, customers should not
be deciding on whether to implement archiving; rather they should be
determining what solution best helps them retain multiple content types
including e-mail, instant messaging and Microsoft SharePoint. With
Enterprise Vault 8.0, Symantec continues to innovate on its flexible
archiving platform making it easy for customers to implement and reap the
many rewards of a comprehensive archiving strategy."
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systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations
secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and
services protect against more risks at more points, more completely
and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or
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