De Luca said the Hitachi Data Discovery Suite (HDDS) could search file systems and objects independent of application, giving you a 'Google' like view of all your instances and assist in identifying any discrepancies.
"Another benefit of HDDS is that it works independent of application, so if your retire your application down the track, you can still retrieve all the information wherever it may be," he said. "Of course infrastructure technology alone will not lead to compliance salvation, but adopting modern tools and transforming your IT infrastructure will reduce the overall cost of compliance in the long run, as well as minimise the risk of falling foul of these new laws.
"I also believe the new privacy era is not only an opportunity for organisations to extend their existing data security practices to be more focused on individuals, but also to improve information workflows and efficiency across the enterprise."
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