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The TeraText® Email, Archiving, and Records Management Open Forum

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SAIC Hosts TeraText Forum

SAIC hosted the TeraText® Searchable Archive for Files and Email (SAFE) email, archiving and records management open forum on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at the Ronald Reagan Building International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. to introduce and demonstrate the SAIC Teratext SAFE product to professionals in government and the IT industry.

IISBU General Manager, Larry Cox gave the welcoming address followed by presentations from various representatives in the areas of government and the information technology, including SAIC Marketing Representative Dr. Timothy Arnold-Moore, who presented Scalability and Security in Archiving and Storing Email.

Discussion Topics

  • Best practices for archiving email
  • eDiscovery
  • Electronic records management
  • Discovery and regulatory compliance
  • Email archiving
  • Using a federated architecture to archive and search email
  • Security and forensics
  • Spills management


  • TeraText SAFE email-archiving solution

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Larry D. Cox

Senior Vice President and General Manager, SAIC

Mr. Cox is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Intelligence & Information Solutions (IIS) business unit of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). The (IIS) business unit has 2,000 people focused on supporting the Department of Defense, state and local governments.

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Browning E. Marean

DLA Piper

Mr. Marean is a partner in DLA Piper’s San Diego office, and is one of the worldwide leaders of the firm’s e-discovery task force. He advises firm clients about best practices for the preservation of electronic data to avoid litigation risk and to meet the other challenges of e-discovery in a cost effective manner. He is co-chair of the firm’s Electronic Discovery Readiness and Response Group and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group.

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Dale Wickizer

CTO, NetApp

Dale Wickizer is the Chief Technology Officer of the Public Sector at NetApp, Inc. He is also part of the Office of the CTO for all of NetApp, Inc. Dale served in the U.S. Navy, working at Naval Reactors for Admiral Rickover, leading the design of fault tolerant reactor protection systems for nuclear submarines. Before starting at NetApp, Dale was an Associate Partner and an IT Infrastructure Architect at Accenture, where he was responsible for helping Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies plan and execute IT transformations, data center consolidations and rollouts of large enterprise applications and storage infrastructures.

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Paul Byron Pattak

CEO, Pi2 Strategies, LLC

Mr. Pattak specializes in creating long-term benefits for organizations by fusing policy and technology through communication, diplomacy, strategy, vision, innovation and creativity. To achieve these results, he shows organizations how to benefit from new trends in technology, and helps them create and apply the strategies, plans and messages that support their long-term goals.

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Christopher "Chris" J. Olsen

Retired, Chief, Records & Classification Group for the CIA, Systems Engineer, Principal, Lockheed Martin

As a senior executive reporting to the CIA’s CIO, Chris oversaw the Agency's records management program and the career development of one of the largest cadres of professional information management (IM) officers in Federal government. Additionally, he provided information management support to the National Security Council, the National Reconnaissance Office, the U.S. Navy and the Office of the Director, National Intelligence.

An expert on electronic records, he provided both strategic direction and standards in CIA and the Intelligence Community.

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Dr. Timothy Arnold-Moore


Dr. Arnold-Moore is a leading expert in the management of large collections of electronic semi-structured documents. He holds degrees in Law and Computer Science from the University of Melbourne and a doctorate from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He has spoken at numerous conferences including XML, Markup Technologies, Gartner, OpenPublish, Digital Libraries, and by invitation to numerous legislative drafting offices, conferences and seminars.

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Tim Wickham

Partner, Avascent Group

Mr. Wickham is a partner at The Avascent Group, a provider of management and strategy consulting services to firms operating in the defense and federal market place. Prior to joining Avascent, Mr. Wickham served as an imagery analyst at the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA), and as a tactical communications officer (Signal Corps) in the United States Army Reserves.

Mr. Wickham holds degrees from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and the University of Notre Dame. This interest is currently focused on e-discovery and archiving compliance technologies.


9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration
10:00 am – 10:10 am Larry Cox: Welcome Address
10:10 am – 11:00 am Browning E. Marean: Compliance & Electronic Discovery and the New Federal Rules: What You Need to Know Now
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Dale Wickizer: Thoughts on long-term (hyper)archives
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm TeraText SAFE Demo / Break: Hors D'oeuvres & Refreshments
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Paul Byron Pattak: Preserving Truth, Protecting Enterprises and Optimizing Operations: Why Archiving and Records Management are Indispensable
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Christopher "Chris" J. Olsen: Is Records Management a Priority in Federal Government?
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Dr. Timothy Arnold-Moore: Technology to Turn Your Email Archive into Usable Information
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tim Wickham: Why Emerging Productivity and New Mission Demands Will Drive the Need for Effective Email Archiving Solutions
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm TeraText SAFE Demo / Break: Hors D'oeuvres & Refreshments
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks