Archive for December, 2009:
Email archive is a big topic today and getting bigger. Estimates are that 50% of organizations are now (2009) archiving their email. Predictions are that 2010 will see that grow to 65%.
Why the big growth? Several reasons. It used to be that only heavily regulated businesses were required to archive their email. With the coming of several well publicized legal cases in which email messages played a critical part, legal discovery became a second driver. E-discovery has become such a large part of litigation today that several states are now requiring businesses to archive their email. Today, most organizations are looking to archive their email for some combination of three reasons.