Author: Patrick O'Neal

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Archive Your Own School & District Email

Third-party archiving solutions reduce overall costs, including labor, hardware and software. Get the data that you need much quicker, take the security concerns off your hands, and use a third-party archive that doubles as a backup and disaster recovery solution.


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Why Accessibility and Support are Important to Your K12 Archiving Solution

I’m amazed at how rarely accessibility and support are asked about when I talk to schools and districts interested in an archiving solution. These two often-overlooked items should be an important part of any decision-making process when choosing a vendor to archive your email, documents and other files.


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The Case For Backing Up Your Calendars

While you might not think that data from online calendars need to be part of your archive or backup strategy, there are good reasons to do so. Consider these four points when deciding whether or not your retention policy will include data from staff calendars.


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How Microsoft Exchange Falls Short as an Archiving Solution

While recent changes to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) complicate the subject of corporate archiving, it’s important to understand where products such as Microsoft Exchange fall short when it comes to retention and other important areas of eDiscovery.


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5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

If you’re a G Suite for Education user who thinks that Vault will fulfill all of your eDiscovery and compliance needs, you might want to reconsider.


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Is eDiscovery Missing from Your Email Archive?

For eDiscovery purposes, there are specific requirements that will move you away from owning just a backup to implementing a hassle-free archiving solution as part of a smart information governance strategy. Here are four ways you can be sure that you have an archive, instead of just a backup, which can be used for eDiscovery.