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IBM Infosphere Optim


IBM InfoSphere Optim solutions manage data from requirements to retirement. They boost performance, empower collaboration and improve governance across applications, databases and platforms. By managing data properly over its lifetime, organizations are better equipped to support business goals with less risk.

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"Good solution for structured data archival"

What do you like best?

* Easy to archive structured data.

* Data from relational database can be archived as is in Optim.

* Data can be archived for as long as required.

* Highly inexpensive archival solution (I got 92 cents per GB/ per year in my organization!!)

* Access controlled and easy to manage.

* Helps comply with data retention guidelines

What do you dislike?

* Supports only structured data as far as I have understood

Recommendations to others considering the product

Highly recommend this product. It is inexpensive to archive data. Retrieving archived data can be done through simple DB queries.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

* Data from the applications to be decommissioned needs to be archived/ retained for certain number of years in order to comply with existing regulations.

* Optim helps bridge that gap and provides an inexpensive but effective option.

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