Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Information Archiving

Published: 24 December 2014

ID: G00262937

Analyst(s): Garth Landers , Anthony Kros, Jie Zhang , Alan Dayley


Enterprise information archiving products enable the archiving and retrieval of enterprise data. IT architects will be able to select the most suitable of 21 EIA products on ability to support four use cases based on seven critical capabilities.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Actiance (Alcatraz, Vantage, Socialite)
    • Artec IT (EMA)
    • Barracuda (Message Archiver, ArchiveOne)
    • Bloomberg (Vault)
    • CommVault (Simpana)
    • EMC (SourceOne)
    • Global Relay (Archive)
    • Google (Vault)
    • GWAVA (Retain)
    • HP (Consolidated Archive)
    • IBM (Content Collector)
    • MessageSolution (Enterprise Archive)
    • Metalogix (Archive Manager)
    • Microsoft (Exchange Archiving)
    • Mimecast (Archive)
    • OpenText (Archive)
    • Proofpoint (Enterprise Archive)
    • Smarsh (Smarsh Archiving Platform)
    • Symantec (Enterprise Vault)
    • Symantec (Enterprise
    • ZL Technologies (ZL Unified Archive)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Policy Management
    • Data Management
    • Search/Index
    • Administration
    • Content Types Support
    • E-Discovery
    • End-User Archiving and Access
  • Use Cases
    • Compliance
    • Operational Efficiency
    • E-Discovery
    • End-User Archiving
  • Vendors Added and Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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