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Archiving, E-Discovery, & Compliance

Surety Introduces Industry's First Program to Guarantee the Legal Defensibility of Electronic Record Integrity and Authenticity
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Email, Messaging & Collaboration

Tele2 goes Momail for mobile mail
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Novell Unveils Real-Time Collaboration Platform for the Enterprise and Demonstrates Google Wave Interoperability
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Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall Introduces New Features Targeted at Service Providers and Enterprises
New Firmware Release 4.0 Enhances Administration of Multitenant Services and Site-to-Site Email Encryption

BitDefender Integral Part of TrustPort's New Antivirus Solutions
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GWAVA Announces Intended Support for Novell Pulse  

Email Data Source Launches Twitter Monitoring  

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Delete PSTs and Tapes Within Retention Window

When you define a retention policy, don't just impose on the archive.

  • PSTs and tape backups are still lingering around.
  • They are subject to e-discovery, and retrieving information from them can be extremely expensive and disruptive--far more so than with an archiving tool.
  • Tapes and PSTs need to be disposed of within the retention window.
  • Don't forget third-party external material; e.g., material at Iron Mountain.
  • Tapes should be used for disaster recovery. Recycle them within the retention window.

Many thanks to Metalogix's Frank Mitchell for a stimulating discussion of this topic. ... David Ferris

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