Gartner Research

Five Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Cloud and On-Premises Email Archiving Solutions

Published: 25 February 2013

ID: G00239521

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley

Summary

IT storage leaders and compliance personnel are likely to compare on-premises and cloud (hosted) archiving solutions, mainly for email. Assess each solution's advantages within the context of your organization's requirements in five specific areas.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Consider the Variety and Types of Data and Information Sources
  • Take Into Account Your Organization's Position on Security
  • Understand Your Employee and Administrative Access Requirements
  • Assess Staff Capacity and IT Infrastructure
  • Factor in Price and TCO

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