Cost-Effective & Modern Data Archiving Software

The high costs of keeping old data on production can be a major pain but it doesn’t have to be. Imanis Data provides cost-efficient, compliant data archiving software that also improves the quality of data backups, reduces your storage footprint, automates archiving, and leverages cloud economics.

Long-Term Data Archiving

Data volumes continue to grow by 35% annually, on average. Your data management costs can skyrocket rapidly when you have to save data sets for long periods of time due to data retention requirements. Where and how you keep these data archives, and your ability to access them quickly, will make a considerable difference to your total costs at big data scales.
  • Reduce Costs

    Save up to 40% on storage and licensing costs with our advanced storage optimization such as universal deduplication along with seamless tiering across storage classes.

  • Optimize Backups

    Evaluate objects based on the technology used to optimize backups through deduplication, and enable point-in-time recovery that includes metadata.

  • Automate Data Archiving

    Eliminate scripts and automate the data archival process by creating policies that define the criteria for archiving data, archiving schedules, and archive retention.

  • Leverage the Cloud

    Leverage the economics of cloud cold storage to archive long-term data to cloud storage platforms such as Amazon Glacier and Microsoft Azure Blob Storage.

  • Stay Compliant

    Maintain full access to your archived data and find what you need quickly when regulators and auditors come knocking.

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By The Numbers

Over 50% of Global 1000 companies store customer sensitive data in the Cloud.
Archiving will be a $2 bn market by 2020.
57% annual growth of cloud storage capacity

Through Reltio data-driven applications business users access and expect constant availability of this data. Imanis Data's backup, recovery and test data management solution is an ideal fit for our rapidly growing DataStax Enterprise environment, and their recent security and AWS S3 enhancements are critical for our customers, particularly in highly regulatory environments.

Zoltan Gombosi

Vice President, Engineering

The rapid rise of big data applications is changing how companies protect and manage the availability of data throughout the application life cycle -- concurrently we are acutely more aware of the tremendous business value that all data holds.

Nik Rouda

Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group

If you thought the need for backup somehow evaporated with the advent of Hadoop, its probably because you don't really understand backup.

Robin Bloor

Co-Founder & Chief Analyst

Business applications built on top of modern data platforms such as MongoDB and Cassandra are just as exposed to the threat of ransomware and critical data loss as traditional applications. Yet, many IT managers are just beginning to look at data protection requirements for these applications. IT organizations need to consider data protection tools designed specifically for these environments, such as Imanis Data, because some of the underlying architectural issues are different from traditional data types.

Phil Goodwin

Research Director

Speed and efficiency of recovery is vitally important in helping us achieve our business goals. We’ve found that Imanis Data 3.0 is the only platform that can easily scale with our growing business and data needs. Its rapid backup and recovery capabilities have reduced our potential downtime to a minimum and have helped our business run more efficiently.

Rodrigo Balan

Network Operations Manager

When we moved to a Big Data architecture, we knew that application and data recovery was a fundamental requirement. Where most companies fall short, Imanis Data provides that at scale.

Kersi Tavadia


Secure Your Data

Companies moving large and valuable datasets within and across data center boundaries need to support a long-term security and compliance posture.
  • Stay Compliant

    Maintain full access to your archived data and find what you need quickly when regulators and auditors come knocking.

  • Encrypt Your Data in the Cloud

    Keep your data secure via transparent support for cloud encryption technologies.

  • Interoperate with enterprise security

    Work across a wide variety of enterprise security technologies including Kerberos, LDAP, Active Directory and more.

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Data Archiving Solutions In Action

A large technology manufacturer found its production data clusters were growing at over 30% and costing hundreds of thousands in additional CAPEX and OPEX each year. Moving older data sets onto Imanis Data, and ultimately a tertiary storage tier, resulted in annual savings of over $500K.

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Let us show you how Imanis Data can help you save time and money by archiving older data sets.

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