UK Email Migration Experts Promise Speed without Risking Fines

by George Chetcuti [Published on 10 June 2014 / Last Updated on 10 June 2014]

Leading Archive Migration Vendor, TransVault, introduces new high-speed migration approach without threat to legally mandated record keeping requirements.

[London, UK –June 10 2014] Today, email archive migration vendor, TransVault, has released version 6.5 of its industry-leading migration software, TransVault Migrator, which features a new, high-speed, high-reliability connector for Symantec customers choosing to move their email records.

Whether simply updating their existing archive, or switching to a cloud-based service, organizations want to complete their data migration in the fastest possible times as it minimizes impact and cost to the business.

According to TransVault product manager, Steve Dagless, vendors promising the highest speeds could in fact lose some of your data. ‘With speed comes inevitable compromise on the accuracy and integrity of results. We would never risk losing even one of our customer’s email records just to complete a migration a little quicker, as this could jeopardize a future litigation case.’

TransVault was the first migration vendor certified by Symantec to connect into the Enterprise Vault solution using its application programming interface (API), this being the only Symantec-approved route for accessing its industry-leading archive.

However, customers using TransVault to upgrade Enterprise Vault or switch to cloud archives, would often choose to side-step the API for the sake of speed.

Explained Dagless, ‘Our direct connector could be up to ten times faster than using the API, but it came with a health warning as it was possible to miss out data only accessible via the API.’

TransVault’s new hybrid connector gives customers the best of both worlds by combining direct and API connectivity with automatic failover: If for any reason the direct connector fails to retrieve an item, the API connector kicks in to ensure nothing gets lost.

Concluded Dagless, ‘This is a unique service, which together with our detailed checks, auditing and chain-of-custody assurance, means customers can prove that their migration has been complete - both to their own legal department and to an external body. Plus, importantly, there’s no compromise on speed.’

About TransVault Software

TransVault specializes in high volume, multi-vendor data migration solutions designed to preserve accessibility to an organization’s business records while ensuring chain-of-custody, information retention and discovery compliance.

Customers rely on TransVault to insulate their valuable data from business change (such as mergers and acquisitions), as well as technological change such as new service strategies (such as hosted archiving), media obsolescence and solution end-of-life.

Its flagship solution, TransVault Migrator, has helped hundreds of enterprises migrate into Symantec's Enterprise Vault. It also moves data between different versions of Enterprise Vault or into cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365 and EnterpriseVault.cloud.

Other supported platforms include EMC EmailXtender and EMC SourceOne, HP RISS and IAP, Autonomy ZANTAZ EAS, Mimosa and Message Manager, OpenText IXOS-eCONserver, Quest Archive Manager, Metalogix Archive Manager, iLumin Assentor. It also supports migrations between Notes and Exchange archives, converting email formats as part of the process. Additional archive platform support is being added all the time.

TransVault solutions are available through an international network of accredited partners, who uniquely for this application space provide services with engineers qualified to the TransVault Migration Specialist certification level.

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