Email archiving for Office 365

The challenges of email archiving for Office 365.

The challenges of email archiving for Office 365

While moving to Microsoft Office 365 offers significant benefits, a solid plan for email archiving for Office 365 must be considered.

Legacy business email archive data represents a big obstacle as you consider moving your email infrastructure to a cloud-based solution like Office 365. Traditionally, your choice has been between letting this information expire or incurring ever greater costs to manage historical email archives in existing data centers and integrate them with new cloud-base solutions for archiving emails.

Mimecast offers a third possibility – a solution for email archiving for Office 365 where your historical email archive content is quickly migrated into the Mimecast Cloud Archive for Email, providing a single archive for all of your email.

Mimecast solutions for email archiving for Office 365

Mimecast Legacy Archive Data Management for Office 365 provides a secure and scalable solution for email archiving for Office 365. Users can easily search and access all of their email in a cloud-based archive while giving your administrators granular control over email retention policies.

By providing a high-speed service for migrating your historical email into the archive, this solution makes historical email easily accessible to support improved productivity, e-discovery and compliance requirements.

Features of this solution for email archiving for Office 365 include:

  • An intelligent data migration service ensuring a fast, accurate and secure migration of legacy archive data from third-party archives.
  • Highly-encrypted, secure and resilient email archive storage that offers an SLA with 100% Mimecast Platform availability.
  • A high-speed historical email ingestion service.
  • Tamper-resistant chains of custody, with email data stored within geographically-defined data regions.
  • Perpetual retention of all email for all users, including historic users.
  • The ability to retain legacy folder structure from PSTs and archives.

Benefits of email archiving for Office 365 with Mimecast

With Mimecast's solution for email archiving for Office 365, you can:

  • Reduce migration risk and increase the speed of migration by following a proven methodology for email archiving for Office 365.
  • Eliminate the cost1 and complexity of archiving email and managing multiple email archive storage solutions.
  • Improve access to email corporate memory with tools to archive emails in a secure and scalable cloud-based solution.
  • Improve the effectiveness and cost-efficiency2 of e-discovery with faster search capabilities for the entire email archive.

Learn more about Mimecast's solution for email archiving for Office 365 and about Mimecast's other business email management products.

1"The Total Economic Impact Of Mimecast's Unified Email Management (UEM) Solution" – Forrester Research, April 2013, P. 3-4

2Forrester report, P. 3-4