Data recovery specialist Kroll Ontrack has released its latest version of PowerControls to address externalised content storage.
PowerControls 7.1 allows IT administrators to access, search and restore externalised data from Metalogix RBS (Remote BLOB Storage), including externalised Microsoft SharePoint 2013 shredded files, as well as collect and export data from a live Microsoft Exchange Server.
Kroll Ontrack product director Tom McCaffrey, said BLOBs or Binary Large Objects, consume 80-95 percent of SharePoint storage space, and storing that content natively is extremely expensive and can result in poor performance.
“As a result, many organisations leverage RBS solutions like Metalogix to externalise BLOBs to less expensive storage, dramatically reducing SQL database volumes and costs while significantly improving database performance,"
"PowerControls 7.1 enables IT administrators to rebuild these externalised databases, including shredded SharePoint files, during the granular restore process and effectively locate and restore critical files.”
It also addresses the need to adeptly respond to legal requests for the defensible collection of potentially relevant data, including real-time data stored within a live Exchange environment.
Through advanced collection capabilities, Ontrack PowerControls, a software solution within the ediscovery.com Collect suite, enables IT administrators to leverage one tool and a defined workflow process to systematically target, search and export data from both a live Exchange environment as well as from an Exchange or SharePoint backup.
This feature broadens an organisation’s collection parameters and provides the legal team with a more comprehensive and accurate data collection for e-discovery analysis and review.