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Published: 17 Oct 2012

If you think of e-mail archiving and compliance largely as a storage problem, you're not alone. Apparently, traditional storage vendors do too, and are moving fast and furiously to stake their claim to a market pioneered by vendors such as Educom, IXOS, KVS and Zantaz. Last month saw e-mail archiving related announcements from Connected, StorageTek and Veritas. Earlier this fall, EMC acquired both Legato--and by extension its EmailXtender family of products--and Documentum, which develops document management software. StorageTek's plan is to distribute e-mail archiving software from IXOS, specifically, its IXOS-eCONserver for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes, which it will rebrand as Email Archive Master, Email Archive Master with Search and Retrieval and Audit Master. In addition, StorageTek has gained reseller rights to the rest of the IXOS product line. This is not the first e-mail management solution that StorageTek has offered. The company currently resells Legato's (now EMC's) EmailXtender software under the Email Xcelerator brand. But while the two ... Access >>>

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