PowerHouse Suite add-on module for Hosting, Metadata Management & Data Visualization 

With flexible hosting options, BlackCat serves as the user-friendly front end to PowerHouse and is the central command center for managing large and disparate silos of data across an enterprise. With its rich yet simple display, BlackCat lets users manipulate and manage files via metadata, instead of having to open or even know about every single file that matches their search or retrieval criteria.

BlackCat data presentation delivers clean, easily managed data storage, reporting and analytics in a secure, private, web-browser environment with no client-side software requirements. Documents and files are accessible to BlackCat either temporarily on their way to other hosted environments, or permanently, as a sophisticated-yet-simple contracts, records or litigation document repository. 

  • Easy, instinctual point & click reporting
  • Unlimited search, correlation and classification capabilities
  • Data tracking, trend-lining and forecasting
  • Ability to track processing, analysis, retention and review progress in real-time

BlackCat allows users to run processing, analytics, quality control and auditing processes simultaneously with migration and hosting efforts; offering a completely scalable, parallel-processing workflow model for high-volume, complex data scenarios.

BlackCat Features

Command & Control Across Data Silos

BlackCat acts as the centralized command and control center for multiple data silos by providing full access and control of rich metadata across all files, shared drives, repository servers, email servers, cloud-based storage, and other data sources in use across the enterprise. BlackCat embraces an elegant content services model without the need for an ECM or DMS.

Flexible deployment models

BlackCat can be implemented as a SaaS/cloud or on-premises hosted metadata platform for large-scale, document-intensive matters in information governance, records management, and litigation.

Easy Retrieval with Multi-Faceted Drill-downs

BlackCat displays a wealth of file and population attribute data in a chart-rich data dashboard called First Look. Easily drill down by Document Type, Dates, Authors & Custodians and other key metadata. No need for complex Boolean searches (though they are also supported), just point, click and go. BlackCat supports standard and customized metadata, with full, native integration with Valora’s PowerHouse AutoClassification platform.

File Population Characteristics at a Glance

With its rich array of charts, graphics, social networks, heat maps and search, BlackCat instantly and intuitively tells you what your data population holds and how it is being managed. Ideal for Information Governance, BlackCat displays for analysis, retention, security and compliance come standard, with customization options for specific line-of-business requirements.

Different Users, Different Data Display

BlackCat supports ultimate metadata customization with different views for different types of users. Separate interfaces, display and features for power users, basic users and admins. Powerful system administration to control who sees what and when, including customized AutoRedactions and content-level security control. With no client-side software requirements, BlackCat easily extends to the full organization for complete self-serve analysis and retrieval.

AutoClassification 101

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Records Management

Discover how Records and Information Management professional leverage Valora’s technology.

ROT & File Clean-Up

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