IBM Information Lifecycle Management in Regulated Industries

IBM Information Lifecycle Management in Regulated Industries

In this complimentary Webcast, IDC's Research Director, Laura DuBois, will discuss the issues around identifying and classifying information. She will also speak about the scale of current and future information archiving and retention requirements, and the development of sustainable management and administration.

Johan Steenbakkers, Director of e-Strategy and Property Management, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands will discuss how the Library handles high-volume, long-term data storage while providing ongoing access to public records. This is just one example of how a regulated organization can utilize a virtualized system to their benefit.

In addition, Evan Salop, Director of Information Lifecycle Management Solutions with IBM Global Technology Services, will share information about how to approach archiving and retention questions, as well as additional information management issues in your organization.

You will learn how effectively addressing regulatory issues for information lifecycle management can help your organization:

  • Reduce costs and improve asset utilization
  • Improve efficiency by making better use of information
  • Manage risk and streamline compliance
IBM is pleased to present this informative Webcast. Please join us!


Evan Salop Director of Information Lifecycle Management Solutions, IBM Global Services Evan Salop is the Director of Information Lifecycle Management Solutions in IBM Global Services. This solution area enables clients to improve the operational efficiency within their information management and storage environment. Evan and his global team work with clients across all industries around the world. Mr. Salop has been with IBM for more than 23 years in a variety of sales, technical and leadership positions in IBM's business consulting and IT services operations. Johan F. Steenbakkers Director of e-Strategy and Property Management, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands Johan F. Steenbakkers is Director of e-Strategy and Property Management at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB), the national library of the Netherlands. In 1969, Johan graduated cum laude in biology and biochemistry at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Until 1973 he performed scientific research on bio-membranes. He then started his career in the field of libraries and documentation. Johan joined the KB in 1987 and was involved in restructuring the library's organization. He also renovated the IT infrastructure of the KB and initiated several strategic digital library projects. He was the project coordinator of the European project NEDLIB (1998-2000), which focused on the functional and technical aspects of handling and preservation of electronic publications. Johan initiated the e-Depot of the KB, the infrastructure and organization for preserving digital information. He organized and managed the joint KB/IBM project (2000-2002) for the development of the deposit system DIAS, the first OAIS compliant archival system. He has published several articles about the development of the e-Depot and digital preservation in general. He is a member of the Task Force on Digital Repository Certification, initiated by RLG and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in the U.S. Featured Speaker: Laura DuBois IDC Program Director, Storage Software

Featured speaker, Laura DuBois serves as Program Director for IDC's Storage Software practice. The Storage Software program covers areas such as storage and device management, storage replication, data protection and recovery, storage infrastructure, file systems and archiving software segments. Ms. DuBois is responsible for the research, consulting and client relationships, and she oversees IDC's team of storage software analysts.

Nov 1, 2006, 13:00 EST (18:00 GMT)

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