PST files have long been a pain to IT departments and the enterprise as a whole – they are difficult to secure and backup, and their contents are virtually impossible to search and manage in line with business and compliance needs.
Now is the ideal time to eliminate them – and we can help you do it effectively and accurately – in a way that meets technical and data management challenges.
Our PST migration and management solution has been designed with a highly scalable yet low-footprint framework that eases the process of locating and interacting with PST files across very large, complex and/or distributed environments.
Whether on file servers, local disks, office-based systems or laptops, you can get an overall profile of your enterprise PST content and start managing the individual items in PSTs in line with your business, technical and compliance needs.
Advanced Monitoring & Flexibility
PSTs are notoriously difficult to deal with. They are designed for single user access, get stored on local disks, network drives and memory sticks, etc. and are often copied.
Our solutions deliver the power to deal with such challenges, featuring automatic password removal, access while users still have their PSTs locked for access, the ability to skip and report on any errors during processing, auto owner detection and more.
At all times our solutions keep track of activity, providing progress updates and reports to demonstrate policy enforcement.
Understand what's in your PST files
Profile and manage your company’s PST contents according to many criteria including age, size, owner, sender, message class, attachments, etc.
- What items are older than your organization’s retention policy?
- Is there business data such as spreadsheets that should be secured?
- Is evidence relevant to an eDiscovery exercise out there?
‘Top offenders’ lists, graphs and management reports help determine what action, if any, to take.
Following analysis, you can use Insight to enforce policies that will manage your data in line with your business, operational and compliance needs.
Example policies and commands include:
- Copy items less than 3 months old into Office 365.
- Delete items older than 7 years ‘in situ’.
- Move remaining items to archive mailboxes.
- Re-hydrate any legacy shortcuts found in PSTs.
You can also use Insight to collect the emails relevant to an eDiscovery case, for example:
“Collect all emails sent between Mr X and Mrs Y between given dates.”
Manage PSTs 'In Situ'
Sometimes it’s not always possible to totally eliminate PSTs.
In these situations you have the option of managing PSTs ‘in situ’, with our best-of-breed solutions putting a range of functions at your fingertips such as:
- Maintain a central PST backup copy
- Delete specified items (e.g. emails older than 5 years)
- Get a copy of emails sent between Mr X & Ms Y on a given date
- Flag all newly created content
Move to Office 365 from almost any source archive!
Regardless of your source, rest assured that we will be able to move your email archives into Office 365 fast, reliably and securely.
We are able to support almost all major email archive solutions to be moved into Office 365.