Data De-duplication and Replication Gives AIG Better Backups and Enhanced Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
sponsored by Quantum Corporation

AIG major business challenge was the rapid access to archive data being governed by Sarbanes-Oxley laws, constantly interfaced with both internal and external auditors who needed fast access to the data. To overcome this problem AIG tried Quantum backup solutions that combined data de-duplication disk, tape, and offsite replication. With this the company was not only able to enhance compliance with its regulatory requirements, but also reduced its media costs by $200,000 per year.


  • Reduced backup time from 8 hours to 4 hours
  • Replicating 3.7TB of data between New York and Texas for DR protection
  • Cutting tape media costs in half, saving $200,000 per year
  • 67% to 80% data reduction by using de-duplication technology
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