IDC Vendor Profile – Mimecast – Archiving Software Capabilities

International Data Corporation (IDC), the global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the IT, telecoms, and consumer technology markets, assesses Mimecast’s archiving solutions, market potential, product strategy, go to market, and differentiation in its vendor profile, Mimecast – Archiving Software Capabilities.

In the profile, IDC analysts Andrew Smith, Eric Sheppard, and Laura DuBois recognize Mimecast’s established, SaaS-based subscription model as a positive differentiator among archiving solution providers. Another differentiator noted is the proprietary Mime|OS operating system, which powers Mimecast’s archiving, security, and mailbox continuity cloud stack, and enables management of all these functions via a single, intuitive administrative console.

Customers rely on Mimecast’s cloud-based archiving technology to archive troves of critical email, file and Lync IM information. With Mimecast, customers get:

  • A 7-second search SLA for employees to find archived information fast
  • A subscription pricing model based on active email users, with no charges for aliases or former employees
  • Comprehensive support for compliance, e-discovery and litigation
  • Access to archives from any device, anywhere


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