Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving

Archive business email and data safely in the cloud with Mimecast

Thousands of customers rely on Mimecast to archive their important email, file and Lync IM information.

With an integrated cloud archiving platform, Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving is highly scalable and resilient, combining automated tools for administrators to manage mailboxes, e-discovery and litigation support, and powerful applications for employees to access data quickly. The end result is fewer IT resources, lower costs and improved retention management.

  • Rapid search and access to retrieve archived email within seconds
  • Access to employee personal archives on any device, anywhere
  • Flexible policy driven retention at the organization, group, mailbox or published retention folder level
  • Comprehensive compliance, e-discovery and litigation support including legal hold, case management and data export
  • Complete archive access logging including searches and message views
  • Encrypted, secure storage in multiple geographically-dispersed data centres with triplicate copies for built-in redundancy
  • Per employee pricing not based on email volume or the number of mailboxes delivering lower TCO

Mimecast Cloud Archive For Email

For over a decade, Mimecast Cloud Archive for Email has been the industry standard. Using multiple collection points – from a combination of the journal, gateway and synchronisation technologies – Mimecast Cloud Archive for Email retains the original email, detailed meta-data including email recipients and delivery date and time, and a copy of the email if it was changed by company policy enforcement. Mimecast Cloud Archive for Email archives all inbound, outbound and internal email for instant searching by employees and administrators.

  • Automated mailbox size and retention management to reduce email storage overhead and infrastructure management costs
  • Centralized control of email retention policies with three tamper-proof encrypted copies stored in separate locations to support data security and governance
  • 7 second search SLA to put information at employees’ fingertips
  • Administrative global search and e-discovery cases for quick response to potential litigation with visibility to both original and policy-modified emails


  • Instantly protect valuable intellectual property assets with a purpose-built, highly secure and trusted cloud platform supported by a 100% service availability SLA and guaranteed data storage region
  • Delight users and speed workflows with rapid search and content retrieval through a single, intuitive search interface across a choice of desktop and mobile apps
  • Comprehensive compliance, e-discovery and litigation support through compliance driven chains of custody for all your archive data
  • Reduce cost and complexity through a single cloud platform and administrative console


  • A single, secure cloud platform with unified search for rapid access to all archived content –email, files, IM
  • Archive integrity is provided through compliance driven chains of custody for all your archive data
  • Perpetual retention ensures a long term archive is available to support compliance and e-discovery without needing to deploy any additional hardware or significant software
  • Folder based retention and replication of a user’s Exchange mailbox folder structure combined with Exchange mailbox management for mail store size control
  • Intuitive and powerful desktop and mobile apps empower user to search and access their archived content without the need for IT support
  • A single, unified administration console to manage all archive policies and access reporting
  • Historical email archive content can be ingested into the Mimecast archive to deliver a single repository of all archive information

How the Cloud has Changed Email Archiving Forever

Complexity, performance issues and the staff required to maintain on-premise storage have made these solutions painful or untenable for the majority of organisations


Case Study: Royal Albert Hall

Email archive & retrieval takes seconds - not hours or days

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