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IBM Records Manager Receives Department of Defense Certification

May 18, 2009

IBM today announced that IBM Records Manager v8.5 received U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 5015.02-STD v3 April 2007 certification. Certification is required for all records management solutions implemented by the DoD, other federal agencies and by many commercial organizations including the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). To earn certification, IBM Records Manager demonstrated that it can meet a multitude of mandatory requirements in both classified and unclassified environments.

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IBM's Records Management offerings help organizations enforce centralized policy management for file plans, retention schedules, legal preservation holds, and auditing and are designed to help users streamline business processes and automate manual user and administrator activities throughout the record lifecycle.

"In today's environment, records management is crucial for ensuring information compliance with regulatory and legal mandates and controlling the escalating costs of legal discovery," said Craig Rhinehart, director, Compliance and Discovery, IBM Enterprise Content Management. "Our records management offerings help to deliver our clients a compelling return on investment while reducing risks and costs associated with managing electronic and physical records."

  IBM Records Management Offerings

  IBM FileNet Records Manager v4.5:

  --  With Record Federation Services, clients can have a single records
      management application to manage their information in the content
  --  Records Federation Services enables legacy systems and business
      applications to be strategically leveraged and to interoperate within
      a mixed content management environment.
  --  Supports multiple IBM repositories including Content Manager v8 and
      Content Manager OnDemand as well as support for third-party
  --  Helps avoid migration costs and the resulting disruption to business
      operations by managing content in place, helping to lower
      administration and storage expenditures.
  --  Aids in the reduction of audit, discovery, and litigation costs by
      enabling more consistent retention policies across multiple content
  --  Provides ZeroClick capabilities to automate the records declaration
      and classification process and internal processes to support other
      phases of the records life-cycle.

  --  IBM FileNet Records Manager v4.5 received the U.S. Department of
      Defense's (DoD) Standard for Records Management (DoD 5015.2-STD v3
      April 2007) certification in 2008.

  IBM Records Manager v8.5:

  --  A records management engine and infrastructure tool used to
      records-enable business applications.
  --  Provides a single, consistent platform for policy-based records
      management with extensive capabilities for both electronic and
      physical information assets.

  --  Can be used with multiple IBM offerings including: IBM Content Manager
      Enterprise Edition, IBM Document Manager, and IBM Content Collector.
      IBM Records Manager V8.5 can also be integrated with IBM Content
      Manager for z/OS and other applications.

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