MailStore Implemented at HF Group
MailStore Server Case Study
Operating from offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Aberdeen and Belfast with 250 employees, the HF Group of companies work on groundbreaking contracts and commissions throughout the world, comprising five key areas: Electrical, mechanical services, fire and security, comms and controls.
More than 30 years in business, the name HF occupies a leading position in the industry. Over the years HF Group has diversified and developed abreast of industry advancements; is grown into a group of world-class companies leading the way in next-generation technologies; and all with a family continuity at management level which is unprecedented in the industry. Faced with today’s business challenges – recessions, takeovers and mergers, this is testament to HF’s truly outstanding approach.
|Project leader||Tom Castelein, Chief Information Officer (CIO)|
|Length of the test phase||No test phase|
|Decision||Key arguments in favor of implementing MailStore Server as the email archiving solution:
|Number of licensed users||210 (as of March 2016)|
|IT infrastructure in use||
|Evaluation of the initial installation times and costs||“The initial MailStore Server installation was very easy.”|
|User administration||“The users were automatically added to MailStore Server with the assistance of directory service synchronization.”|
|Archiving method||“We are using journal archiving. Furthermore, each individual mailbox is archived and we set a deletion rule: Emails in Mailboxes are deleted automatically after one month.”|
|Evaluation of live operation||“We have been archiving our emails with MailStore Server since 2013. Prior to this we have tested MailStore by installing MailStore Home. Next to the simple installation and configuration as well as the prompt and expert support, is the fact that the software reduces the workload of the Email server. Its very stable performance to date has helped keep maintenance costs pretty low.”|
|End user access||
|Evaluation of the documentation||“Excellent: Easy to understand and very helpful.”|
|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 by low maintenance efforts 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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