Archive Facebook Accounts: Nextpoint Introduces Preservation Technology for Individual User Accounts

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Latest Release of Company’s SmartCrawl™ Technology in Cloud Preservation Product Delivers Advanced Archival Capabilities for Facebook and Other Websites Requiring Authentication

Cloud Preservation’s SmartCrawl technology, which feeds specific navigational cues to the application during a crawl to engineer a desired return, can now access, archive and index individual Facebook account pages for users.

Nextpoint, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based regulatory, compliance, and litigation products, today announces a significant update to SmartCrawl™ technology in Cloud Preservation™, the company’s web archiving service that securely captures data from social media and websites. Released in 2010, SmartCrawl technology offers an unprecedented level of customization to the crawling, rendering and capture of web-based content. With the January 2011 release, SmartCrawl now allows for detailed custom crawls to be performed on individual Facebook pages where user authentication is necessary.

Cloud Preservation’s SmartCrawl technology, which feeds specific navigational cues to the application during a crawl to engineer a desired return, can now access, archive and index individual Facebook account pages for users. This latest advancement also allows Cloud Preservation to authenticate a user session (with customer-supplied user credentials) on web sources of all kinds for the purpose of automated crawling and archiving of data, delivering the most comprehensive and accurate web archive technology available on the market.

SmartCrawl continues to allow archiving of Flash, streaming multimedia including YouTube and Vimeo, Javascript, Ajax, customized use of API feeds from numerous social media communities, and enhanced file capture from PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a host of other file types that may be made available for download.

“Cloud Preservation has been deployed by corporations and institutions of all kinds to build a forensically sound archive of their Internet-based content,” said Rakesh Madhava, Nextpoint CEO. “With SmartCrawl, our goal has been to allow customers total crawl-customization to ensure they have the complete archive of pertinent web-hosted data that they need. This latest release targeting the archiving of individual, password-protected Facebook pages was developed in direct response to customer demand. We are very excited to offer this advanced technology that allows users to preserve all Facebook data, Sharepoint intranets and any data repository that requires user authentication.”

More information on Cloud Preservation can be found at http://www.cloudpreservation.com.

About Nextpoint
Nextpoint (http://www.nextpoint.com/) provides cloud computing tools and services for legal, compliance and regulatory needs. The Nextpoint platform is an on-demand, multi-tenant suite of software-as-a-service products that are changing the way corporations, governments and lawyers collaborate and manage electronic data. Nextpoint manages terabytes of data for hundreds of large corporate customers across the nation and law firms of all sizes, from solo practitioners to the AmLaw 200.

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Elyse Fleischman
Nextpoint
P: 773.929.4000
E: efleischman(at)nextpoint(dot)com

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