Category: Archiving & Backup

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News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

Gaggle Speaks
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

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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

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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

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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.
02/13/2017

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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

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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.
01/06/2017

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How to Migrate Your Student or Staff Email to a New Provider

Moving your student or staff email from one provider to another is inevitable. Along with this big project comes even greater concerns, such as who will do the work and when, how to reduce the amount of downtime and provide users uninterrupted access to email services, how to assure you retain inbox integrity, and training...
12/15/2016

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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.
11/17/2016