Information Server IS1200 News
May 08, 2006
Automated tools play an important role in the data classification process. Many tools allow administrators to discover the data resources that are available, apply uniform classification rules to data across the entire enterprise, create and manage a searchable index of detailed metadata, move data to the corresponding tier, and later comb the metadata to conduct detailed searches. This article explains the essential concepts of data classification tools and their role in the enterprise, highlights the leading vendors in the marketplace, and offers some advice to help ease purchase and implementation issues.