Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Information Archiving

Published: 13 February 2017

ID: G00298303

Analyst(s): Julian Tirsu , Garth Landers , Alan Dayley , JP Corriveau , Shane Harris


Enterprise information archiving products provide governance, archiving and retrieval of enterprise digital information. I&O leaders should review suitability of the 16 EIA products evaluated here, based on the ability to support four use cases and seven critical capabilities.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Actiance (Alcatraz, Vantage, Socialite)
    • Barracuda (Message Archiver, Cloud Archiving Service)
    • Bloomberg (Vault)
    • Capax Discovery (Capax Archive Solutions, Zovy)
    • Commvault
    • Dell EMC (SourceOne)
    • Global Relay (Archive)
    • Google (Vault)
    • HPE (Digital Safe)
    • Micro Focus (GWAVA Retain)
    • Microsoft (Exchange Archiving)
    • Mimecast (Cloud Archive for Email)
    • Proofpoint (Enterprise Archive)
    • Smarsh (The Archiving Platform)
    • Veritas (Enterprise Vault, Enterprise
    • ZL Technologies (Unified Archive)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Policy Management
    • Data Management
    • Search/Index
    • Administration
    • Content Type Support
    • E-Discovery
    • End-User Archiving and Access
  • Use Cases
    • Compliance
    • Operational Efficiency
    • E-Discovery
    • End-User Archiving
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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