Data volumes have grown exponentially, with large volumes of data flowing into organizations from an ever-increasing variety of sources including online and social media platforms. While regulatory authorities mandate the storage of historical data for a specified period of time, operational database are unable to scale to manage the growing volumes. For organizations to gain insights on customers, operations and vendors, effectively managing this data for simplified governance, security and retrieval is essential. Data managers today need a solution for data storage and archival that identifies and moves less critical data to an archive system. This dynamic solution must support easy retrieval and offer low maintenance cost.