PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2016 – Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) today announced a strategic collaboration with Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, to help organizations automate the application and execution of legal policy against their content and information repositories. With new capabilities from the combination of Iron Mountain Policy Center ® solution and HPE Content Manager, organizations can ensure that all of their connected systems are compliant with various regulations, regardless of jurisdiction. This automated retention management solution is part of HPE’s Secure Content Management offering that helps organizations balance the requirements for collaboration and productivity with information security, privacy and compliance across enterprise systems and structured and unstructured content.
Businesses such as pharmaceutical, financial services, oil and gas and manufacturing are struggling to manage, secure, and leverage their information assets effectively, and are under pressure to remain legally compliant with increasingly complex global regulations across multiple jurisdictions. Organizations that fail to implement a secure content management solution to meet ever-changing regulations, risk accidental or malicious data leakages, loss or theft, with the possibility for steep fines, criminal prosecution and loss of trust and reputation.
With this industry first integration of Iron Mountain Policy Center solution and HPE Content Manager, HPE customers can now access a solution that automatically synchronizes their retention policy with up-to-date legal policy, across industry verticals and regional jurisdictions to reduce risk, cost and complexity.
HPE Content Manager & Iron Mountain Policy Center: Simplifies Secure Content Management across the enterprise
With pre-packaged policy solutions for industry verticals and regional jurisdictions, this automated retention management solution helps organizations meet regulatory and organizational mandates more simply and cost effectively to reduce risk and improve compliance. They can align the requirements of legal, lines of business and IT to reduce the complexity and time required to implement an effective solution. Regardless of how content is created, captured and collaborated on, this integration improves authorized information sharing, optimizes retention and increases productivity by providing software assisted content classification and automating the application of policy. Content is proactively managed according to its business context and associated information security and compliance requirements.
Key enhancements delivered by the HPE Content Manager and Policy Center integration include:
· Enhanced User Automation – Simplifies records classification and management with the automatic synchronization of proprietary Iron Mountain classification categories and retention policy based on the industry’s most comprehensive and accurate domestic and international legal research.
· Industry Focused Solutions – Supports legally based retention and disposition recommendations for all general business entities and specific industry verticals such as financial services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, oil and gas, energy, and manufacturing.
· Synchronized and up-to-date retention policy – As legal requirements change and defensible policy is kept continuously up to date, Iron Mountain Policy Center updates are automatically published to HPE Content Manager and the content under its control.
“Managing information on a global scale is not easy, challenging organizations to understand complicated regulatory environments by both geography and industry,” said Matt Hillery, vice president of Information Governance and Digital Solutions for Iron Mountain (@IronMountain). “Customers have been asking for an integrated solution to connect policy to content. This partnership is a critical first step in solving this, delivering automated information management to these organizations that answers the challenges of geography and industry, paving the way towards automated information governance.”
"This strategic partnership with Iron Mountain underscores the commitment of HPE in helping our customers protect their digital enterprise,” said David Jones (@kawika2926), senior vice president and general manager, Information Management & Governance, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “HPE Content Manager and Policy Center together remove the need for our customers to have a team of legal experts dedicated to curating policy and a separate team of records management professionals to manually apply it. Customers will have access to a solution that will effectively close the gap between the first and last mile of legally defensible retention – from policy definition through to application and execution.”
For more information on HPE Content Manager click here. For more information on Iron Mountain Policy Center, visit here. To see the new solution live, visit Iron Mountain in booth #101 and HPE in booth #525 at the ARMA Live conference 2016 in San Antonio Texas.
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About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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About Iron Mountain Incorporated
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader for storage and information management services. Trusted by more than 220,000 organizations around the world, Iron Mountain’s network of more than 85 million square feet of real estate includes more than 1,400 facilities in 45 countries dedicated to protecting and preserving what matters most for its customers. Iron Mountain’s solutions portfolio includes records management, data management, document management, data centers, art storage and logistics, and secure shredding, helping organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information. Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including critical business documents, electronic information, medical data and cultural and historical artifacts. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.