MailStore Implemented at CAC GmbH
MailStore Server Case Study
The foundations of Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (CAC) were laid back in 1811. The craftsman Johann Samuel Schwalbe founded a machine manufacture in Chemnitz (Saxony) from which the famous ‘Germania’ engineering works emerged
From 1964 onwards, chemical plants were designed, constructed, delivered, and commissioned for various markets at home and abroad. Anlagenbau Chemnitz developed into a specialized company for engineering and construction of chemical plants on an international scale.
In 1990, following the social and economic changes after the reunification of Germany, the company was taken over by the Lurgi Group in Frankfurt-am-Main, a traditional engineering company which operated worldwide. Over the following 15 years, many major projects were completed independently and in cooperation with Lurgi.
Since 1 April 2004, when the company was re-established within the framework of a management buyout (MBO), it has been operating in the traditional business segments again. The company looks back on a tradition of more than 50 years on the international market. Its more than 250 engineers in Chemnitz – more than 500 worldwide – are continuing the successful history of the enterprise.
|Project leader||Frank Pölitz, Leiter IT-Service|
|Length of the test phase||Six months|
|Decision||Key arguments in favor of implementing MailStore Server as the email archiving solution:
|Implementation date||Beginning of 2013|
|Number of licensed users||300 (as of: February 2016)|
|IT infrastructure in use||
|Evaluation of the initial installation times and costs||“The initial MailStore Server installation and setup took very little time.”|
|User administration||“The users were automatically added to MailStore Server via a link-up to the Active Directory.”|
|Archiving method||“We run MailStore Server on two separate servers. Auditcompliant email archiving takes place on one of the servers using Exchange journals. The other server is used for archiving emails that are over a year old. Whoever owns each mailbox has full access to the latter archive.”|
|Evaluation of live operation||“We have been archiving our emails with MailStore Server since the beginning of 2013. Next to the simple installation and configuration as well as prompt and expert support, the fact that the software conforms with the regulations regarding legally compliant email archiving was one of the key selling points. Its very stable performance to date has helped keep maintenance costs low.”|
|End user access||
|Evaluation of the documentation||“Whenever the technical documentation was required, the
necessary information was easy to find.”
|Evaluation of the solution stability||“MailStore Server is very stable in operation while delivering very satisfactory performance.”|
|Evaluation of ongoing maintenance costs||“The software sets itself apart with low maintenance effort for the administrator.|
About MailStore Server
Businesses can benefit from the legal, technical, and financial advantages of modern, secure email archiving with MailStore Server. The software creates 1:1 copies of all emails in a central email archive to ensure the security and availability of any amount of data for years to come.
Users can still access their email using Microsoft Outlook, MailStore Web Access, or mobile devices such as tablets or smartphones, and search through them at breathtaking speed. MailStore Server combines powerful technology with low cost and user friendliness. Over 50,000 companies of all sizes across all sectors currently use MailStore Server for email archiving.
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