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Archiving & Backup
Should You Delete or Suspend Staff Email Accounts at Your School?

Teachers, administrators and other staff will take new jobs, retire and give IT departments other reasons to delete or suspend their email accounts. Fortunately, there are plenty of similarities with the two most common email systems, Office 365 and Google, regarding how to handle a departing employee.

09/18/2017

Archiving & Backup
The Importance of Migrating Legacy K-12 Email Archives

Many school districts are moving their onsite legacy email archives to a third-party cloud provider at a fraction of the cost it takes to manage and store what they’re required to keep based on a retention schedule.

07/27/2017

Archiving & Backup
3 Email Archiving Considerations When Using More Than One Provider

We often work with school districts that have staff using a product such as Office 365 while students get Gmail accounts. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when you have email from more than one system that you want to be part of one email archive.

06/22/2017

Archiving & Backup
What the New Features in Google Vault Mean to K-12 Administrators

Google has released some new Vault features that likely caught the eye of K-12 technology directors and email administrators. The biggest announcement that certainly got our attention was that Vault is now able to retain data in Google Drive.

05/30/2017

G Suite for Education
Why You Should Backup & Archive Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive

When it comes to backing up and archiving Google Drive or its competitor, Microsoft OneDrive, the good news is that there are plenty of similarities to email as you move beyond the inbox.

04/25/2017

G Suite for Education
What You Need to Know About Adding Personal Accounts to Google Classroom

Here are just two concerns regarding Google’s newly added features that allow personal accounts and accounts on separate G Suite for Education domains to have access to your classes.

03/22/2017

Archiving & Backup
The Problem with Free Email Archiving

While there’s a handful of issues associated with free archiving solutions, what they all have in common is that they end up not being free after all.

03/15/2017

Archiving & Backup
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.

02/13/2017

Archiving & Backup
Can You Use Your Email Archive as an Email Backup Solution?

Earlier this year, I wrote a post on the most important archiving features for K12 schools and districts. A colleague quickly pointed out another, often overlooked, feature that can significantly help in cases of emergency.

01/23/2017