Choosing the right archiving solution is imperative. Is the system unified, scalable, flexible, and adaptable? The time and money lost to choosing the wrong archiving system is tremendous, so make sure your company is asking about the right things. Here are 10 questions that will help you find the best solution for your company.
You must ask yourself whether your organization will need to implement two or more of the above applications in the next 10 years. If the answer is yes, then you need to look for a unified offering, not simple, narrow point solutions. Otherwise, you may end up with costly replacement, maintenance and migration costs.
It is practically guaranteed that the volumes of email archiving will stress the archiving solution to breaking point. To avoid scaling problems, you should ensure that archiving processes are based on a GRID architecture which is designed to spread the processing load evenly across all computing resources.