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Carbonite™ Information Archiving

Stay compliant with evolving regulations

Carbonite Information Archiving helps your business by archiving and securing historical electronic communication. Easily search and manage archives to protect your organization against compliance violations and unplanned litigations. Plus, make eDiscovery simple for your team.

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With Carbonite Information Archiving, you can:

Securely store a copy of all messages indefinitely or establish policies to designate how long certain messages get stored.

Distill massive data sets to the most relevant records with a sophisticated search for quick and easy eDiscovery.

Leverage the Glossary feature to use proactive message scanning, tagging and reviewing for compliance keywords.

Identify messages for litigation hold to conduct internal reviews for regulatory compliance or early case assessment.

Securely share a specified data set internally or with external stakeholders without manually exporting and shipping data to recipients.

Why Carbonite Information Archiving?

Carbonite Information Archiving simplifies management of your electronic communication data.

Quickly and securely share eDiscovery findings with outside parties.

Intuitively search data across email, social media and collaboration tools.

Rely on unlimited cloud-based storage.


Carbonite Information Archiving helps your business comply with evolving regulations by securing and managing historical electronic communication:

Flexible search capabilities such as proactive glossary scanning, data classification, message flagging, attachment OCR scanning and content indexing

Unlimited cloud-based storage capacity and eDiscovery for over 50 different sources of communication – including emails, MS Teams, IM/collaboration tools and social media

Data kept in Write Once, Ready Many (WORM)-compatible, AWS S3 storage

Instantly and securely share a dataset with anyone by using SimplyShare - no need for an SFTP site or external hard drive

Simple, scalable administration

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How it works

Compelling Event

When legal issues, HR complaints, audits or other unplanned events occur, turn to Carbonite Information Archiving to uncover immutable data.

Intuitive search

Use Carbonite Information Archiving’s intuitive data classification and message flagging to find the detailed information needed to respond to an unplanned event.

Quick resolution

Surface incriminating conversations, show a suit has no merit by pulling up a communication, validate a concern or safely share select information.


Information Archiving FAQs

What is information archiving?

Information archiving helps protect your organization against compliance violations and unplanned litigations by storing files and communications from email, texting and social media.

A business tool, information archiving provides a system of storing files and communications from email, texts, IM, social media, etc. Information archiving helps organizations prove compliance, defend themselves in legal matters, and provide corporate oversight and business controls.

Why archive messages between two employees?

Employees send and receive hundreds of emails and electronic communications every day. Managing that data properly can be overwhelming. Meeting regulatory and legal obligations by producing historical electronic messages, including text and IMs, can be costly due to the amount of time needed.

Why is archiving important for business?

Archiving allows business to have a repository of immutable data for easy storing, searching and managing. Over the past few years, it has become necessary for organizations to:

  • Prove compliance
  • Defend themselves in legal matters
  • Provide corporate oversight and business controls

Why do I need to archive if I already have a backup solution?

Archiving is a way to retain important communications that need to be indexed and searched for legal or compliance reasons. A backup is optimized to help store and access business-critical items quickly due to malicious attacks or accidental deletion. For more information on the key differences between backing up and archiving, visit this article.

Need to stay compliant with regulations?

Secure and manage historical electronic communication, while reducing HR, IT and legal costs.