Mimecast named a leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

    Watertown, MA – Mimecast has been positioned by leading independent industry analyst firm Gartner in the ‘Leaders’ section of the October 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

    Mimecast has been positioned as highest on ‘ability to execute’ in the Leaders quadrant.

    Neil Murray, chief technology officer at Mimecast, commented: “We have invested considerable time and effort into leading the industry in email and data archiving technology, and doing this completely in the cloud. Unlike many of our on-premises or hosted archiving competitors, we designed and built a cloud service able to scale to meet the storage and protection requirements of customers of all sizes. We also allow our customers to combine their archiving, email security and continuity requirements into one, fully-integrated cloud service.”

    Mimecast offers a search SLA of seven seconds – ensuring desktop and mobile users can quickly find business critical information when they need it.

    Gartner also pointed to a marked move toward the cloud, stating: “Archiving as a service (aka cloud archiving) has rapidly surpassed on-premises archiving as the preferred deployment model for most organizations. Gartner sees 60% to 70% of new replacement email archiving implementations as being cloud-based.”

    About Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving

    Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving is highly scalable and resilient, combining automated tools for administrators to manage mailboxes, e-discovery and litigation support, and powerful applications for employees to access data quickly. The end result is fewer IT resources, lower costs and improved retention management.

    • Automated mailbox size and retention management to reduce email storage overhead and infrastructure management costs
    • Centralized control of email retention policies with three tamper-resistant encrypted copies to support data security and governance
    • 7-second search SLA to put information at employees' fingertips
    • Administrative global search and e-discovery cases for quick response to potential litigation with visibility to both original and policy-modified emails

    About Mimecast

    Mimecast makes business email and data safer for more than 14,500 customers and millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email, and deliver comprehensive email risk management in a single, fully-integrated subscription service.

    Mimecast reduces email risk and the complexity and cost of managing the array of point solutions traditionally used to protect email and its data. For customers that have migrated to cloud services like Microsoft Office 365, Mimecast mitigates single vendor exposure by strengthening security coverage, combating downtime and improving archiving. 

    About the Magic Quadrant

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