Micro Focus — Archiving Software Capabilities
This IDC Vendor Profile analyzes Micro Focus and its Retain Unified Archiving solution. Micro focus acquired GWAVA and the Retain portfolio in October 2016. GWAVA was a provider of cloud-based information archiving, disaster recovery, and security solutions. GWAVA was founded in 2001 and has its headquarters in Montreal, Québec, Canada. This document focuses on Micro Focus Retain and assesses Retain's market potential, product strategy, go to market, and differentiation. This IDC Vendor Profile also explores some of the challenges facing the Retain platform, recent implications of GWAVA's acquisition by Micro Focus, and a summary of major trends in the archiving software market. Finally, we provide guidance on how Micro Focus can continue to experience success in a rapidly changing market.
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