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Outlook Archiving: Need of the Hour

May 13, 2010

Email Archiving is becoming a alternative for Email Backup solution. From the days where we would take a backup of the emails or the Outlook PST file and forget about it and then again load when we need them again. Even though it serve the primary purpose of the offloading the old emails and reducing the size of the PST file. It may not be the right solution.

Email Archiving is today’s need and user should understand why this is important for them. Archiving will allow the email content within the PST to be stored on a separate repository say a database but also at the same time ensure the primary objective of reducing of PST file is also served.

Apart from the basic feature, email archiving also brings some of the coolest feature that a user can ever imagine with backup solution

  1. Search within the archived emails.
  2. Search based on text such as body, subject or receiver or sender.
  3. Search on attachment contents.
  4. Restore the particular data from archive in a Outlook PST form.
  5. Complete historical recording of each archived data.
  6. Respond to email such forward an email from the archive store.

The above is some of the common features that is expected from modern day email archiving solution for Outlook.