Last of the PST Files…
Jeff Laubhan – Waterford Technologies
Honestly, having been in the email archiving business for almost 10 years, I am surprised that we are still talking about this subject, but it came up last week in conversation with a friend.
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Trim Down Your Email Today
Cillian Sweeney – Waterford Technologies
IT personnel work in a digital A&E ward. Time is largely spent reacting & responding to crises of varying levels of seriousness. Priority lists, while they do exist, change constantly usually decided by the “which fire is burning largest” methodology. The volumes of data IT have to manage are now a multiple of that of even 3 years ago. The effort & time required now by IT to manage that data is growing by the week. The type of data IT have to manage has evolved to introduce further complexity to an already overbearing problem.
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People, polices and technology; can you run a successful business with just one of these?
Jeff Laubhan – Waterford Technologies
You can run a reasonably productive business, but at some point, office procedure and the ability to carry out business goals breaks down if you don’t have all three of these areas.
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MailMeter’s Email Retention Management solution is a powerful tool for granular destruction of messages from the MailMeter Archive. The user interface allows a designated administrator to set destruction time periods, organize users into groups, assign the groups to destruction categories, and set the frequency of destruction – message purge.
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Email Retention Management -The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, and Somewhere in The Middle
Having done this for a long time, I had heard every interesting variation of email retention management policies out there. But today takes the cake for the most convoluted policy.
Typically clients want to fully protect themselves in event of litigation, HR issues, vendor disputes, etc. So, all previous emails are captured, and going forward, a copy of every email is automatically sent to the archive. If someone deletes an email either by accident or on purpose, there is a true and exact copy in the archive.
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MailMeter Data Retention Management
Brian Murphy – Waterford Technologies
Data retention management defines the policies of persistent data and records management for meeting legal and business data archival requirements. An email data retention policy weighs legal and privacy concerns against economics and need-to-know concerns to determine the retention time, archival rules, data formats, and the permissible means of storage, access, and encryption.
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Waterford Technologies Customers Use MailMeter for PCI-DSS Compliance with Email
Fiona Mulvaney – Waterford Technologies
If your organisation electronically holds, transmits or processes credit card information, regardless of how that information was acquired, then it is required by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) to comply with its Data Security Standard (DSS).
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To PST Or Not To PST
by Jeff Laubhan – Waterford Technologies
In our business we make a lot of phone calls. On this particular day we seemed to be getting told the same thing. “Now really isn’t a good time. I’m rebuilding a PST file and don’t have the time to look for a solution to get rid of them.” I could just hear the exasperation in his voice.
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Destroying evidence – Intentional or Accidental
Retention policies is an area that every company struggles with. In my business relating to email I typically see simple policies such as 7 years to keeping emails forever. The courts are always ruling on this and the trend has been around consistency, whatever that might be.
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You Can’t Afford Not to Have One
Any manager worried about whether or not they can afford the cost of implementing an email archiving policy should consider this: with the explosive growth of email as a form of corporate communication, no company can afford to do business without a policy governing email retention.
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