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Archive360 Delivers Complete Support for Microsoft Azure Archive Blob Storage Tier

Archive360, one of the world’s leading providers of data migration and management solutions for the Microsoft Cloud, announced its Archive2Azure, a long-term intelligent data management and compliance archive solution, delivers complete support for Microsoft Archive Blob Storage Tier which is available today.  Recently debuted at Microsoft Ignite, Archive360’s Archive2Azure is one of the first native, cloud-managed solutions for archiving and long-term data management, built specifically for Azure.

With Archive2Azure, Azure users can enjoy secure, low cost and compliant intelligent archive.  Archive2Azure works with the customer’s Azure tenancy to store, index, search, and manage large volumes of data. Archive2Azure creates containers that store and manage data in “cabinets” on a specific Azure storage tiers. This data can then be moved tier-to-tier, programmatically or manually, ensuring the most efficient performance level as well as greatest cost savings.  And one of the best things about Archive2Azure is that you don’t need to hand over your data to someone else. Your sensitive data is held in your Azure tenancy, using yourencryption keys with the data stored in its native format so you never have to pay a ransom to get it back.

“Today’s announcement builds on Archive360’s rich history of strategic alignment with Microsoft.  This enables our ability to engineer and deliver day-one support for Microsoft product innovations, which in-turn ensures our users enjoy day-one optimum capabilities,” said Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing, Archive360.  “The new Azure Archive Blob Storage tier combined with Archive2Azure software is a boon for Records Managers, Archivists, HR departments, IT departments, and Legal departments – across virtually every industry vertical – anyone that collects and stores low-touch data for long periods of time, that must ensure its availability, protection and security.”

“More than ever, organizations are responsible for managing large amounts of unstructured data, leading to an increased demand for storage capacity,” said Jurgen Willis, Director of Product Management, Azure Object Storage, Microsoft. “As the enterprise cloud leader, Microsoft is excited to bring Azure Archive Blob Storage to organizations so they can benefit from the flexibility, data protection and cost savings that an archiving solution offers.”

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