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If you’ve been maintaining a journal in your on-premises Exchange environment in order to meet compliance and business needs, the challenge when you move to Office 365 is that there is no equivalent service in Office 365.

We can explain the options open to you for preserving and migrating your existing journals.

For example, you might decide to put the contents of a journal archive and/or on-prem Exchange journal mailbox into Office 365.

Alternatively, you can take advantage of Microsoft Azure for storing your legacy journals, and for hosting your journaling going forwards.

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Journal migration challenges


Vital envelope metadata including any recipients that were BCC’d or part of a distribution list (DL) at the time the email was sent must be preserved to ensure accurate eDiscovery.


Your legal department will be keen to get a complete audit that proves every item has been successfully migrated and that chain-of-custody has been maintained.


If you’re migrating to Office 365, there’s no equivalent of a single-instanced journal mailbox that’s supported by Microsoft.


You may decide that you don’t want to ‘put all your eggs in one basket’ by migrating journals into Office 365.


Secure, compliant journal migration.

Super fast

High-speed connectors deliver the fastest yet safest archive extractions around using banking-style transactions, moving your data end to end in one step.  There’s no interim stages or formats that add time or risk to your project.

Preserve Vital Metadata

Preserve compliance-critical BCC’d recipients and distribution list member information as you move – especially if you’re switching into Office 365.  We can talk you through the various options and caveats that are available to you.

Fully Audited Move

Provide your legal team with proof that all data moved is fully audited and nothing has slipped through the net. We provide you with detailed chain-of-custody reports, at-a-glance migration status updates, auto-retries of any failed items and inbuilt trouble shooting & online KB.

Choice of destination

You can elect to migrate journals into the equivalent service in Office 365 or into alternative cloud journal services. 

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Move almost any journal archive to Office 365 or Azure

Regardless of the archive you've been storing your journals in, we can migrate them to your preferred cloud platform.

We are able to migrate almost all major email archive solutions - along with native Exchange journals - into Office 365 or Azure.

Can’t see your source? We will advise you on the best solution that will move your archive.

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