Today, 75% of Twitter traffic and 65% of Salesforce.com traffic comes through APIs. But APIs are not just for the social Web. According to ProgrammableWeb.com, the number of open APIs being offered publicly over the Internet now exceeds 2000—up from just 32 in 2005. Opening APIs up to outside developers enables many technology start-ups to become platforms, by fostering developer communities tied to their core data or application resources. This translates into new reach (think Twitter’s rapid growth), revenue (think Salesforce.com’s AppExchange) or end user retention (think Facebook).
For law enforcement, courts and other public safety departments that access or exchange information with the Federal Bureau of Information (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) division, a strict set of security controls must be followed.
Recent Microsoft® Exchange editions have basic archiving functionality, but highly regulated and publicly-held companies are likely to require more sophisticated third-party archiving solutions with advanced compliance, e-discovery and legal hold capabilities. Read this report to learn why content should be archived, what native archiving functionality in Exchange can (and cannot) do and recommendations for defining your archiving practices.