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Data Archiving 101 with Mark

Welcome to Data Archiving 101 with Mark Mulcahy, this is a new video series brought to you by Waterford Technologies. We bring you the latest discussions around the data management topics that should be top of your list of priorities. Mark Mulcahy our Technical Sales Director will be discussing the latest trends in email and file management bringing in real-world examples to show how Email and File archiving and discovery can help.

Why do some organisations chose not to use an email or file archiving solution?

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Welcome back to another episode on data archiving 101 with Mark. Today is our tenth episode and we have decided to turn things around and discuss why organisation choose not to use and email or file archiving solution.
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Microsoft 365 and Office 365 prices to increase next year — who is affected?

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Welcome back everyone, today’s discussion is focused on the recent announcement that Office 365 prices are to increase next year

For those that have not seen, Microsoft have increased the list pricing of Office 365 (from March 2022): Doing it a month after announcing $70 billion annual operating income may not be the greatest timing! While the principle is sound, if you can make that much money…do you really need to increase the price? Today Mark and I are going to explore this price increase and what it could potentially mean for our clients.
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The Reality of Fulfilling Data Subject Access Requests (DSAR’s)

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Welcome back everyone, today’s discussion is focused on the reality of fulfilling a data subject access request. For those of you have been here since the start of our series you may remember topic 2- Dealing with the increase in DSAR’s, where we talked about how Covid amongst other variables has caused a surge in DSAR’s. (Check it out if you have not already) Today we are going to continue that discussion but focus on a client case study to show the reality of fulfilling a data subject request.
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Legacy Access to Email in the Event of a Disaster

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Welcome everyone to today’s discussion on legacy access to email in the event of a disaster.

Today Mark and I will be discussing why Email disaster recovery is a critical part of IT security. When email goes down, business continuity can go awry. Email downtime means reduced productivity, potentially lost customers, and lower revenue. When an outage occurs, the organization needs a way to restore email as quickly as possible. Also, it is not cost effective to keep every email in your g-suite or office 365.
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On-premises File Servers, Are you worried?

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Welcome everyone, were back with another topic on Data Archiving 101 with Mark – today we are going to discuss On Premise File Servers,

As technology has matured, more and more businesses are well on their way to leveraging the benefits of the cloud. Contrary to file servers, the cloud allows easy scalability, enhanced mobility and collaboration between offices at a fraction of on-premise costs.
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Office 365 Backup – Do you need it?

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We’re back with another topic on Data Archiving 101 with Mark – today we are going to discuss Office 365 Back up, should you turn it off?

Backing up Microsoft 365 can be a controversial question with some people suggesting you, absolutely need to back up and others saying there is no need. Sure there are some valid reasons to backup data in Office 365, but in general, do most organisations need it? Lets discuss.
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Archiving with Exchange on Premise

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Welcome everyone, we’re back with another topic on Data Archiving 101 with Mark – today we are going to discuss Archiving with On-premise exchange. Companies that rely on the archiving capabilities featured as part of their On-Premise Exchange put the power to archive in the hands of each of their employees. Listen here to discover the risks associated when companies put the responsibility of Archiving into the hands of their employees and what organizations can do asap to make sure that they are not at risk of non-compliance?
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Archiving with Office 365

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Today’s topic, we will be talking about Office 365. Most will agree that Office 365 provides invaluable tools for productivity and collaboration in the cloud however managing Office 365 Email compliance and discovery can be a challenge. Listen in here to discover the complexities of Office 365, the biggest gaps in the Office 365 Compliance solution, how to reduce your Office 365 Cost and finally why organisations need a third-party email archiving solution such as MailMeter with Office 365?
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Dealling with the Increase in DSAR’s

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Welcome back everyone to Data Archiving 101 with Mark. So today’s topic is about the increase in DSAR’s or data subject access requests as some might refer to them as. Many companies are already struggling to adhere to data compliance obligations and Covid-19 has undoubtedly increased the pressure. For many organisations, it is DSAR’s that are the most common of these rights to be exercised and sometimes the most onerous to fulfil, especially given the strict response times that must be adhered to. Catch up with Mark as he reviews how organisations are handling subject access requests and how organizations can better prepare their email and file data in preparation for their clients or employees invoking the rights of GDPR.
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Ransomware

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Today’s discussion is focused on Ransomware. Not a new topic but a popular one and one that has risen to one of the top priorities for IT. Organisations are feeling overwhelmed by the vast array of threats coming from all angles and are scrambling to figure out how they are going to protect their file data. Listen here to Mark’s insights on the topic.
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