Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Information Archiving

Published: 05 December 2019

ID: G00381395

Analyst(s): Michael Hoeck, Julian Tirsu


EIA products support archiving and data retrieval, with an emphasis on compliance, messaging and geographical reach. I&O leaders should select the optimal archiving solution, based on organizational needs for specific use cases and capabilities across multiple content types.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Archive360 (Archive2Azure)
    • Barracuda (BMA, BCAS, Sonian Archive)
    • Capax Discovery (EAS)
    • Everteam (Information Governance Suite)
    • Global Relay (Archive)
    • Micro Focus (Digital Safe, Retain Unified Archiving)
    • Microsoft (Office 365, Exchange Archiving)
    • Mimecast (Cloud Archive)
    • Proofpoint (Enterprise Archive)
    • Smarsh (Professional Archive, Enterprise Archive)
    • Veritas Technologies (Enterprise Vault,
    • ZL Technologies (Unified Archive)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Policy Management
    • Administration
    • Content Types Support
    • Data Management
    • Search/Index
    • End-User Archiving and Access
    • E-Discovery
  • 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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