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Will Iron Mountain be the First Content Cloud?

February 22, 2010

Mimosa Systems acquisition by Iron Mountain was an interesting surprise.  Interesting in that it brings the oldest records management company into the forefront of the latest in eDiscovery.  Iron Mountain was started in 1950 when an abandoned iron mine in Kentucky was used to store bank records and is now located in over 39 countries. … Read More ›

Kapow and StrikeIron – Affordable SOA

A couple of weeks ago  Kapow Technologies and StrikeIron announced a new partnership to deliver web data services in a pay-as-you-go model. The promises of service oriented architecture are well known and broadly adopted, especially among large enterprise and government IT departments. I was able to sit in on a demo on the offering and thought… Read More ›

Who owns corporate messaging?

I’ve always felt that legal precedence is the biggest driver for records management and archival policy, so it surprise me that I missed the CMS Watch article last week that changed the ownership of information in your corporate email account.  The Circuit Courts of Appeals decision states that message between individuals on servers outside the company are private… Read More ›

SaaS Content Management – Don’t Forget the Prenup!

In a post from October Alan Pelz-Sharp lamented over the ECM SaaS Dilemma. While his points on technical integration issues are well founded – there is a dimension of the issue that API’s and architecture don’t directly address. In ages past I was responsible for evaluating content management solutions for a Fortune 50. In the… Read More ›