Gartner Information Technology Research

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving


Enterprise information archiving offers organizations solutions for compliance and e-discovery while reducing primary storage costs. Gartner evaluates vendors offering products and services that provide archiving for email, social media, files and other content types.

Published: 05 November 2013

ID: G00254034

Analyst(s): Alan Dayley , Garth Landers

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • ArcMail
    • Barracuda Networks
    • Bloomberg
    • C2C
    • CommVault
    • dataglobal
    • EMC
    • Global Relay
    • Google
    • HP Autonomy
    • IBM
    • MessageSolution
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft
    • Mimecast
    • OpenText
    • Proofpoint
    • SilverSky
    • Smarsh
    • Sonian
    • Symantec
    • ZL Technologies
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

  • The Trend Toward Management of Multiple Content Types
  • The Importance of Compliance and E-Discovery
  • Archiving in the Cloud
  • Upgrades and Migrations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Vendors to Watch

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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