Microsoft offers native archiving capabilities in Exchange 2010, an implicit acknowledgement by the company that long-term retention and archiving of email is a best practice. However, while the archiving capabilities in Exchange 2010 are useful and are clearly a positive advance for Exchange-enabled organizations, these native archiving capabilities will not satisfy all archiving requirements. Consequently, most organizations should seriously consider the use of third-party archiving solutions to satisfy all of their retention and archiving needs.
This research paper looks at:
- Why you need to archive email
- Regulatory considerations
- Recommendations for archiving in Exchange 2010