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Office 365 Email Archiving & Journaling in Azure

When you move to Office 365, you’ll discover there’s no equivalent to the Exchange single-instanced journal mailbox.

Instead, you have the option to:

1) use Office 365’s In-Place Archives & Litigation Hold to preserve data,

2) keep an Exchange server running on-premises to provide journaling, or

3) use a third-party archive in the cloud (with the risk of high exit charges at a later date).

Now you can meet your regulatory or legal needs for email capture and retention Microsoft Azure.

HubStor for Microsoft Azure delivers a cloud-based SMTP journal, archive and search solution with a low-cost, zero lock-in approach to meeting your legislative and business compliance storage and data discovery needs.

Conventional email journalling VS the equivalent in Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 email journalling in Azure using HubStor.

By simply configuring Office 365 Journal Rules you can capture a single-instanced journal stream into compliant storage in Azure.

HubStor’s highly scalable SMTP service offers high performance and failover, together with fast eDiscovery as and when you need it.

Any historic emails from legacy on-premises Exchange servers journal mailboxes and third-party archives can be securely migrated into the same secure location in Azure, either in your Azure tenant or HubStor’s.

Support for envelope journal format ensures vital BCC’d recipient and distribution list member meta-data is retained and fully discoverable.

Find out how to transition your email journaling into Azure

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Using HubStor for Office 365 email archiving.

Although migrating mailbox archives to Office 365 can be a great strategy, sometimes it makes sense to move legacy email records to another platform.

You might decide to sideline leaver’s mailboxes, or perhaps you’re simply not ready for Office 365, but need to end-of-life an on-premises archive.

Microsoft Azure, combined with HubStor, delivers a low-cost, intelligent archive and advanced search and eDiscovery platform.

We can also ingest content from any enterprise email archive, as well as PST files, eliminating the costs and risks associated with keeping email archives on-premises.

A chargeback capability means you can apportion costs to different parts of the organisation based on their cloud storage consumption, or simply understand how storage resources in the cloud are being are consumed.

Perform eDiscovery in the cloud and streamline the process of collecting relevant content.

Advanced search & eDiscovery.

HubStor includes eDiscovery features for creating cases, placing holds and retention policies, performing fast, scalable and targeted searches, and exporting cases with role-based access control.

You can perform complex searching or basic keyword and metadata queries. You can also look for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other sensitive data such as credit card numbers.

End users can access their archives securely through HubStor’s web-based access interface. In the Web portal, users can browse, search, and retrieve their items according to security policies and access controls.

Learn more about Office 365 compliance & eDiscovery with HubStor

What makes HubStor different.

A critical aspect of the HubStor journaling and archive service is the cancel-at-any-time, pay-as-you-go subscription.

Unlike other cloud vendors that charge exorbitant extraction fees, HubStor simply links the cost of extracting your email records to metered Azure usage.

This makes it super easy to move your email if your plans change.

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No set up fee

Pay monthly for what you use

No data lock-in

Use existing infrastructure

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