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Netmail Consolidates, Monitors, and Audits Live Data in Office 365 and Box.com with On-Premise Data for Strategic Healthcare Provider, MedShift

Posted by Debbie Howlett

May 23, 2017 3:00:00 AM

Montreal, Canada

New suite of Federated Search Solutions from Netmail helps healthcare organizations consolidate, sanitize, and search data regardless of whether the data is located on-premise or in the cloud

Netmail is pleased to announce its suite of Federated Search Solutions that consolidates, sanitizes, and searches your data regardless of whether the data is located on-premise or in the cloud, such as Office 365, Box.com, ShareFile, or a hybrid of various clouds. This allows entities such as healthcare providers to know exactly where all their data resides, perform analytics and reporting on that data, and use compliant tools to access their data, including all search and eDiscovery functions (as if the data was all in a single location).

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Topics: Healthcare, Office 365, Netmail, Email Administrators, eDiscovery, Press Release, Netmail Search, search, Federated Search, Box.com, MedShift

Join Netmail for our free eDiscovery Lunch & Learn Seminar at the Capital Grille

Posted by Debbie Howlett

May 22, 2017 11:56:47 AM

Please join us at The Capital Grille - Tampa on Thursday, June 15, 2017, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for an informative seminar on eDiscovery - New Ways to Save Money with Netmail's Greg Smith, a leading expert on Email Archiving & eDiscovery.

 

 

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Topics: Email Archiving, Netmail, eDiscovery, electronic records, Events, EDRM, Tampa, Lunch & Learn

WannaCry - How Netmail Can Help

Posted by Frederic Bourget

May 16, 2017 2:57:48 PM

Over the last few days, a new cyber-attack - WannaCry - has been making the headlines. This ransomware attack was huge and infected over 100,000 computers around the world in the first day. Some of us may have thought that these kind of attacks with a very large impact footprint were history given their resemblance to the first viruses in the early 2000s. Unfortunately, they thrive on a user's inability to keep their system up-to-date.

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Topics: Netmail, phishing, email, Ransomware, Netmail Secure, virus, wannacry, attack

Join Netmail for the IT Summit in Bellevue

Posted by Debbie Howlett

May 15, 2017 1:27:46 PM

Please accept this VIP invitation from Netmail to the top technology event in Washington, The IT Summit, on May 17th at the Hilton in Bellevue. WA. The IT Summit is for invited IT professionals with bona fide IT titles only. Admission is complimentary if you hold an IT Professional title, for example (CIO, CTO, CISO, VP of IT, etc.)

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Topics: Email Archiving, Netmail, eDiscovery, electronic records, Events, EDRM, Lunch & Learn, Bellevue, Disaster Recovery

Are You Ready to Migrate to Office 365? You Need this Guide!

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Apr 21, 2017 3:59:42 PM

With the end of extended support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, you're probably wondering if it's time to migrate to Office 365If you're even considering a move to Office 365, you'll want to make sure you've downloaded our all-new Migration Guide for Office 365. It includes a complete plan, including an explanation of the methodology we use, as well as an email communication plan. With this guide, you can migrate from any version of Exchange, GroupWise, or Gmail to Office 365.

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, migration guide, email migration guide, Migrating to Office 365, Migration Toolkit

Join Netmail for our 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil!

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Apr 21, 2017 3:33:30 PM

Along with our partner Sparkhound, we're excited to hosting the 2nd annual Crawfish Boil in Grapevine, Texas, and we'd love you to be our guest. Come on down to Rockledge Park's Jackson Pavilion and help us kick off the weekend Cajun-style. 


 

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Topics: Email Migration, Netmail, Hybrid Cloud, Exchange, Events, Sparkhound, Texas

Is Dark Data Hiding in Your Records?

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Apr 21, 2017 2:56:24 PM

Would you like to join Netmail on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the upcoming Techstravaganza NYC Conference where we'll be presenting Dark Data in Your Records: Danger or Opportunity? The Techstravaganza NYC Conference is an IT Pro TechEd event being held at the NYC Microsoft Technology Center - New York City. This *free event will be held from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and includes a light breakfast and lunch, and an after-event party at a nearby location.

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Topics: Netmail, Exchange, Microsoft, M&A, Migrations, Tips and Tricks, Data Compliance, Techstravaganza, Dark Data, conference

The Need for Electronic Records Retention Policies

Posted by Greg Smith

Mar 31, 2017 3:52:32 PM

Organizations need to look at defining a formalized retention policy for electronic records and email documents. This policy should be based on the organization’s retention needs from statutory and legal perspectives, as well as its own internal auditing requirements. In many cases, there may already be records retention policies in place, which should be modified to include electronic records.


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Topics: Netmail, eDiscovery, Netmail Search, email, archiving, EDRM, internal auditing, Federated Search, access to information, legal discovery

Microsoft Teams - Ready for Action!

Posted by Jacques Sauve

Mar 17, 2017 1:15:48 PM

Well, Microsoft Teams made its appearance, yesterday! I think this one of the most exciting features that Microsoft has added to the Office 365 ecosystem in the last little while. Yes, it's another way to allow your organization to collaborate, so how does it fit in with all the other components? In my opinion, Teams ties together some of the components that Microsoft has been adding or advocating in the last year: Office 365 Groups, Planner, Yammer, etc.

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Topics: Office 365, email migrations, Microsoft, collaboration

The Office 365 Ecosystem

Posted by Jacques Sauve

Feb 28, 2017 10:20:36 AM

At this point, it's no secret that Office 365 adoption is on the rise, and Netmail has already helped over 2 million users get there. Netmail has helped customers in education, finance, health, and other sectors,  migrate their legacy or on premises email systems to the Microsoft cloud suite.

But getting there is only part of the story: too many times, customers then face a "What now?" kind of situation. Many organizations don’t fully grasp the value of the entire Office 365 ecosystem.
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Topics: Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, legacy archives, Migrating to Office 365, collaboration, outlook

Learn about Office 365 & Exchange at the Modern Workplace Conference

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Feb 21, 2017 10:52:44 AM

Would you like to join Netmail at the Modern Workplace Conference on April 27th and 28th, 2017, in the "Alte Lokhalle" in Mainz, Germany? Speakers from around the world will provide hands-on tips & techniques for Office 365, hybrid options, as well as exciting news about on-premise Microsoft Exchange and Skype for Business.

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Topics: Netmail, Microsoft Exchange, Hybrid Cloud, Exchange, on premise

Data Security vs Computer & Network Security

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Feb 16, 2017 2:30:39 PM

RSA is going on this week. RSA is the big yearly gathering of security vendors and specialists where training and discussion take place big time. When I think about RSA, an image comes to mind. A few years back, during the opening Keynote, Art Coviello, the CEO of RSA, came onstage and made a presentation that left everyone with a strange feeling. For twenty minutes, he made the case for how the security industry was failing. He showed statistics about how data breaches were going up, how there were more vendors in the industry, and how more money was being spent on security without a valid return on investment. What was unsettling is that he did not present any solutions to the problem. He was basically presenting the problem to the audience, who he considered the most important security experts in the industry. 

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Topics: Netmail, security, phishing, email, RSA, Netmail Secure, Audit, data breaches

EDRM on its head - Why collect what you don't need?

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Feb 12, 2017 9:49:51 AM

I spent last week at Legaltech 2017, and as usual, when you travel out of the office, you often gain a new perspective on things. The show’s focus was all about eDiscovery. The eDiscovery Reference Model (EDRM) has been a great guide to create a common language of what legal teams with an inside council or outside council are required to do as they prepare a case. The EDRM model, and the organization, has been such a good reference that the terminology and structure has been adopted by internal investigations, information governance, and information security. This has also attracted new technologies that question the current model by bringing exciting new innovations to the market.

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Topics: Netmail, eDiscovery, email, archiving, Legaltech 2017, EDRM

Office 365 Migration Guide - Updated for 2017!

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Feb 1, 2017 2:40:00 PM

Microsoft Exchange's Team Blog, the extended support phase for Exchange Server 2007 ends April 10, 2017. Since Microsoft will stop supporting Exchange Server 2007 soon, its users are bound to face the same question companies running earlier versions of Exchange have been asking for several years now: Is it time to migrate to Office 365?

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, migration guide, email migration guide, Migrating to Office 365, Migration Toolkit

Do You Want a Free Pass to Join Netmail at HIMSS17?

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 31, 2017 4:20:21 PM

The healthcare industry is in danger of being overwhelmed by data. Whether on premise, in the Cloud, or in multiple Clouds, managing that data is a major challenge. Without authorized portals or repositories for data, employees often set up their own storage locations in Box.com, SharePoint, or in Exchange on premise. This type of environment can cause a logistical nightmare to manage, control, store, and search for data in an efficient manner.

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Topics: Healthcare, Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, email, on premise, HIMSS17

Join Netmail at Legaltech 2017

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 30, 2017 1:53:57 PM

Legal firms moving to the cloud are beginning to transform the nature of legal work in the 21st century. As more and more firms transition their applications to the cloud, it becomes very important that their data and archiving systems are capable of managing all information in the cloud and on premise.

Free Pass

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Topics: Email Archiving, Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, email, Legaltech 2017, on premise

Mailbox versus Journal Archiving

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jan 26, 2017 4:49:41 PM

Organizations archive emails for various reasons. Some do it for storage management, others do it for retention compliance, while others do it to enable eDiscovery & Search. Over time, the reasons for archiving, as well as the technology behind archiving, have significantly evolved. From on-premise only systems to cloud systems, different vendors have offered two ways to archive emails: Journal Archiving and Mailbox Archiving. The choice of the type of archiving you want depends on your objectives for archiving. Both have benefits and drawbacks. In this blog post, I’ll review the differences between the two so that you can make the best decision for your organization.

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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, email, archiving, journal, mailbox

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Using PSTs

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 18, 2017 2:53:57 PM

PST files are Outlook data files that are sometimes used for message archiving or for avoiding mailbox quotas. Sounds like a great idea, but PSTs have the potential to cause serious problems from data loss to security risks to compliance issues. If PSTs are posing a problem in your organization, then you should consider eliminating PSTs entirely by migrating and consolidating PSTs to more cost-effective platforms such as Office 365, Exchange 2013 or 2016, or a cloud or on premise archiving solution like Netmail Archive. Here are the top 10 reasons to avoid using PSTs. 

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, PSTs, PST problem, Migrating to Office 365

Netmail News - January 2017

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 18, 2017 12:50:43 PM

Learn How to Take Control of eDiscovery at Legaltech 2017

At Legaltech, we'll be demonstrating how to take control of eDiscovery by easily connecting to on-premises and cloud data, accelerating eDiscovery with self-serve tools, and controlling the process of finding evidence. Our new Federated Cloud Solutions seamlessly identifies, manages, and provides advanced eDiscovery capabilities to lawyers, opposing counsel, clients, judges, and witnesses no matter where the data is located. Want to join Netmail at Legaltech? Click here to claim one of 25 free passes to the show by filling in the Start New Registration form, then stop by booth 2014 to pick up a special prize reserved for you.

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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, eDiscovery, Software, New Release, Legaltech 2017

Email Migration Checklist - Preparing Your MIGRATION TO EXCHANGE 2016

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Jan 4, 2017 6:45:00 PM

Migrating your organization’s email to Exchange 2016, whether it be on premises or in the cloud with Office 365, is a large undertaking—it requires extensive planning and preparation. Knowing the right steps and having an email migration checklist are key to ensuring a successful migration. Our Email Migration Checklist provides important information and recommendations to help you better understand the migration process and ensure a successful migration to Exchange 2016. 

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Topics: Office 365, email migrations, Netmail, Cloud, Exchange 2016, Migrations, Migration Checklist, Email Migration Checklist

The Challenge of moving PSTs to Office 365

Posted by Frederic Bourget

Jan 4, 2017 2:18:01 PM

It has been common knowledge for years that PSTs are a problem. Many methods have been offered to resolve the issues, yet there are still a lot of organizations that are still stuck with the problem. Netmail offers an innovative solution for organizations moving to the Cloud.

 




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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, email, PSTs, PST problem, Migrating to Office 365

Netmail: Email Retraction Services

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

78% of executives have made email mistakes, such as sending confidential information to the wrong users; phishing emails still make it through our security systems, despite our best efforts. Wouldn’t it be great if you could quickly find these messages and retract them from all user mailboxes?


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Topics: Netmail, Cloud, email, Retraction

Netmail: Email Migration Scenarios

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 10, 2016 7:34:04 AM

As organizations consider the move to Office 365, the first question that normally comes to mind is, “What is the best way to migrate my email system up to Office 365?” That depends: on your source system, number of users, amount of data, etc. It’s important to select the best method, the best tools, and the best company to accompany you on that path.

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Topics: Office 365, email migrations, Netmail, Cloud, Migrations

Challenging Change

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Nov 4, 2016 5:18:02 PM

Change is the only real constant, and this is especially true in a cloud-based environment like Office 365. How will you handle change? Are your users ready to work in this type of ever-changing environment. It’s a huge paradigm shift for many traditional IT departments, but it’s a reality of life in the cloud.

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Cloud, Migrations, PSTs, Change Management

Migrating to Office 365 with Netmail

Posted by Debbie Howlett

Oct 28, 2016 11:19:31 AM

Learn about how Netmail can help you migrate to Office 365 efficiently and securely. Netmail will ensure that all mailboxes are migrated with their folder structures intact and guarantee the integrity of the data. We’ll even take care of your Public Folders.

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Topics: Office 365, Netmail, Email Administrators, Migrations, PSTs

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