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This article is part of the Vol. 3 No. 2 April 2004 issue of Storage managers give thumbs up to IP storage
Compliance officers want to keep e-mail forever. Ditto users. Legal counsel only wants e-mail around as long as it positively has to be. And IT staff just wants to conserve storage and keep its e-mail servers up and running. No doubt about it: "There are definitely conflicting needs between compliance people--who want to retain everything--and IT folks, who want to keep their storage pools under control," says Matt Kivlin, director of product management at Iron Mountain. But unfortunately for companies struggling with both compliance and IT aspects of e-mail, solutions that directly address both issues are few and far between. Take Archive One, from e-mail management software provider C2C, in Reading, England. It will sell you either Archive One Compliance or Archive One Capacity, depending on what your goal is. Why not combine the two? "We believe that compliance is so important that you shouldn't mix the two," says Jon Brown, C2C director of North America. "If you need to demonstrate compliance, the e-mail needs to be kept in a store that can not be ... Access >>>
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