Sangamon County Circuit Clerk’s Office Chooses Alliance Storage Technologies

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ASTI’s Network Attached Storage (NAS) archiving solution meets the Circuit Clerk’s Office requirements for fast, secure, reliable WORM storage for the permanent retention of court documents

“ASTI’s archiving solutions offered everything we were looking for including great performance for our users”

Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI), the leader in professional data archiving solutions, announces a Customer win at Sangamon County Circuit Clerk’s Office, official keeper of all court records for the Seventh Judicial Court of Sangamon County in Springfield, Illinois. Multiple Plasmon Archive Appliance Elite libraries have been installed to meet their commitment to protect court documents and provide immediate data access for their constituents.

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk, Tony Libri consistently encourages advancement in the technology used in the Circuit Clerk’s Office. Therefore, when the need arose to change storage solutions for images, Clerk Libri was actively involved in defining the requirements for the new storage.

“We were looking for an archival storage solution that could meet our requirements: reliability, performance, cost-effectiveness, secure Write Once Read Many (WORM) protection, and easy integration with our imaging software,” said Debbie Cook, Manager of Information Systems for the Sangamon County Circuit Clerk.

The integrated solution, consisting of ASTI’s Network Attached Storage (NAS) based Archive Appliance Elite with UDO® optical media and RVI’s document imaging software, provide a seamless integration with their JANO® Justice Case Management System running on IBM iSeries™ servers.

With the new solution, the Circuit Clerk’s Office’s is now securely archiving over one million newly generated documents each year on a scalable solution meeting their future storage needs along with the ten million existing documents originally stored on IBM 3995/3996 libraries. Additional benefits achieved include a significant reduction in user access time enabling users to retrieve court records within seconds, easily attaching new images to court records, quickly resolving inaccurate indexing, and replicating data to another geographical location in support of high-availability disaster recovery needs. Said Debbie Cook, “ASTI’s archiving solutions offered everything we were looking for including great performance for our users.”

“The Archive Appliance Elite with UDO optical technology offers clients the best solution for professional archive storage of critical business data,” said Chris Carr, CEO, Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. “Sangamon County Circuit Clerk’s Office archival requirements are an excellent example of the core needs common across not only government and judicial organizations, but many other markets such as healthcare and financial. ASTI’s solutions provide cost-effective, secure, compliant storage of customers’ critical digital content. The success realized by the Circuit Clerk’s Office is confirmation of ASTI’s archiving solutions.”

About the Sangamon County Circuit Clerk’s Office
The Sangamon County Circuit Clerk’s Office serves as the administrative arm of the Seventh Judicial Court of Sangamon County court system. The Circuit Clerk is responsible for keeping the official record in all proceedings that come before the Sangamon County Courts. The Circuit Clerk has financial as well administrative and managerial duties, including the collection and distribution of monies owed to the Court.

About Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc.
Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI), with over 25 years of archiving experience, is the leading source for professional data archiving solutions worldwide that meet and exceed regulatory compliance demands for secure, long-term data retention. These regulatory compliant systems preserve original data for extended periods (greater than 50 years) assuring archive data remains unaltered; a necessity for vertical markets such as Healthcare, Finance, Government, Insurance, and Legal.

At ASTI, we are committed to providing best-in-class support to our customers around the world. To find out more about ASTI and our data archive solutions, please visit us at or call us at +1 719 593 7900.

Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc., ASTI and UDO are registered trademarks of Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. All other product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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