There are clear legal regulations for the retention of historical business data.  Unfortunately, the practical implementation of these requirements is difficult, and many of the recommended solutions – such as the continued operation of legacy systems as virtual instances – are expensive and often do not comply with applicable auditing requirements.

With Outboard DataFridge, we offer you a tool-based method for cost-effective and legally compliant storage of your SAP and non-SAP systems and data – with no need for additional hardware.

A lean solution for decommissioning legacy systems

OutBoard DataFridge supports mass archiving and moves your legacy data to a cost-effective storage solution – providing legal hold, data destruction and flexible access to data.

We recommend using cost-effective cloud-based solutions to store the data. However, DataFridge also supports other on premise and cloud platforms.

Your legacy data is accessible via an SAP user interface, making it easy for users to view their data. This allows you to search, display, export and analyze legacy data conveniently and at any time, for example in the event of a tax audit.

DataFridge™ also allows you to define individual retention rules depending on the document type. This means that data no longer required is automatically deleted from your system when the retention period is reached and your storage costs can be kept within reasonable limits.

Features and functionalities

  • Data extraction from your legacy systems
  • Storage of your legacy data using cost-effective storage media (e.g. data lakes in the cloud)
  • automatic deletion of data after expiry of retention periods
  • Legal hold scenario
  • legally compliant archiving
  • Data browser for accessing all archived objects
  • Support of WORM storage
  • Data keywording and classification during import
  • Dashboards and analyses via SAP BW or 3rd party front-end solutions

Your Benefits

Less Risk

Fewer (legacy) systems also lead to less downtime and less hassle with no longer supported and outdated technologies.
Less Effort

With the legally compliant decommissioning of your legacy systems, the maintenance effort for your system landscape is reduced.
Convert DSGVO

The decommissioning of your legacy systems
is the easiest way to meet data protection requirements such as the DSGVO.
Easy handling

You can browse and visualize your legacy data using the familiar SAP front-end. Therefore, your end users will not notice any difference.
No additional system required

DataFridge is based on your existing NetWeaver platform. This eliminates the need to purchase additional hardware and software components.
Save on storage costs

Archive your legacy data in a cloud-based data lake and reduce your storage costs by up to 80%.

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