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Frequently asked questions-Email Archiving FAQ

Email archiving planning-Frequently asked questions

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  • Creating an email retention policy

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    Feature -  An email retention policy takes the guesswork out of technological decisions when deploying an email archiving system. Learn best practices for creating an email retention policy. Also: the future of data archiving.

  • What is email archive indexing? Which type do you recommend?

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    FAQ -  There is a wide range of indexing capabilities, and most people and companies don't think about this until after they've gone out and spent a lot of money on a solution. For us, "indexing" means that each email is opened as it is moved to an archive, and...

  • Am I out of luck if I have a "mixed" email system (e.g., Exchange and Notes)?

    FAQ -  That's a "real-life" situation that we run into many times when we've gone out and worked with companies. We might be called in by a company that has both a Microsoft Exchange and a Notes/Domino email system and they want to tie an archive together, so...

  • In-house email archiving vs. a hosted system: Advantages and disadvantages

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    FAQ -  Those are really the two principle avenues for email archiving. A "hosted" system is basically an archiving system that is contracted through an outside company...

  • Does email archiving require huge amounts of bandwidth?

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    FAQ -  The answer is: "It depends." It depends on what kind of email system that you're putting in place, and how you intend to move data from the email server to the email archiving...

  • Do you need an email retention policy before looking at email archiving products?

    FAQ -  A company should put a records retention policy in place before they look at solutions for any kind of archiving. It's all about meeting regulatory requirements. Most companies in the U.S., and many companies around the world, have various regulations...