Igneous Archive

Built for unstructured data stored on massive file systems, Igneous Archive simplifies archiving. Users or administrators can manually archive, restore and download data through a powerful search and analytics interface. And they can do it with just one click or command. IT can create policies to automatically move data across primary storage, Igneous Storage, and public cloud.

  • Surfaces older, infrequently accessed information automatically to help you discover what needs to be archived
  • Provides deep visibility – and easy retrieval – of all of your data, regardless of where it’s stored. Submit archive jobs via the command line, web or File Insights
  • Integrates tightly and cost-effectively with cloud storage services like Amazon Glacier, Google Nearline and Azure Cool Blob Storage

How Igneous Archive Works


Igneous Archive suggests data that can be archived.


Select data to store in Igneous Hybrid Storage Cloud and optionally tier to public cloud.


Easily find and restore important directories and files,. Gain insights on data.

Benefits of Igneous Archive


  • Minimal configuration and setup for software and hardware integration
  • Data preservation means data looks the same in archive as on primary storage
  • Notifications of archive completion or restoration for end users


  • Integration with LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) ensures permissions enforcement for users
  • Tight integration with cloud storage services like Amazon Glacier, Google Nearline and Microsoft Azure Cool Blob Storage
  • Workflow integration enables you to submit archive jobs via command line, web or File Insights


  • File Insights helps you quickly discover data you could archive
  • Simple interface offers rich search and discovery of archived data
  • Choice of discovery through exports (NFS and SMB) or search


  • Storage-aware, high-performance archive and restore
  • Scheduling and load balancing of archive copies - No more waiting for jobs to run!
  • Enforced file permissions lets IT monitor and restrict archiving