Press release: GURU DATA and Cristie Data join forces in the field of long-term archiving solutions

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Swabian Gmünd – Niedernberg September 2019 – GRAU DATA and Cristie Data have entered into a technology partnership. goal of the common activities is the commonDevelopment of new solutions and related services to solve the challenges of long-term archiving and data management in companies. There will also be AI-based technologies come into use. In addition, technology partner Cristie Data will also perform the function of distributorstake over for the new solutions.

“Long-term archiving has practically always accompanied companies and long-term archives must also be able to keep up with each new generation of technology. It is important for companies to have solutions that are audit-proof and compliant on the one hand and offer long-term technological security on the other. With Cristie Data, we have the ideal partner to develop such solutions together,” explains Herbert Grau, Managing Director of GRAU DATA, the alliance with Cristie Data. “For companies, the orchestration of their data is becoming an increasing challenge. This is not only due to the enormous data growth, but also to the different technologies and file systems that are in use,” explains Volker Wester, Managing Director at Cristie Data. “To regain or maintain control of the data, management can be done using software that automates this task. That is why Grau Data, with its tried-and-tested technologies, is the key for us to organize and archive our customers’ data in a future-proof manner.”


GRAU DATA is a specialist in archiving technologies with a complete software product family that enables flexible and highly scalable archiving of company data. The company has its headquarters in Schwäbisch Gmünd and is directly or indirectly represented by partners in all major European countries and in the USA. Numerous well-known companies and public institutions use the software solutions from GRAU DATA. (

Corporate contact:

GRAU DATA GmbH – Harry Weik – Marie-Curie-Strasse 19 – 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd – +49 7171 187 240 – [email protected] –

About Cristie Data

Cristie was founded in Stroud, England in 1969. In 1994 the German Cristie was founded. Since that time we have been dealing with storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions. Our more than 300,000 installations around the world encourage us in what we do.

Since the end of the 1990s, we have been increasingly dealing with the subject of data management. In addition to storing data, this also includes finding files, e-mail archiving, storage management and long-term storage and HSM. Another focus is on metadata management. Over time, we have not only built up our experience in these areas, our portfolio has also been strengthened around these topics.

Corporate contact:

Cristie Data GmbH – Marco Vögele – Nordring 53-55 – 63843 Niedernberg – [email protected] –

Press contact:

TC Communications – Thilo Christ – Feldstrasse 1 – 84405 Dorfen – +49 8081 9546-17 – [email protected] –