How to Use Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

December 28, 2017
Martin Tuip

Organizations are these days tasked with an increasingly complex set of priorities amid a digital transformation that is changing the way people work. However, they still must capture and archive business records and make them discoverable. They must protect and monitor their organizations and clients’ data. They are also expected to enable secure and compliant use of social media. Amid the increased regulatory landscape, exponential data growth, staff cuts, and cost constraints, their archiving tools are failing them with inadequate capabilities, obsolescence, and an ever-increasing manual workload. They struggle with swiftly producing required records during legal discovery and regulatory audits and demonstrating ongoing supervision of their employees. This widening gap leaves too many organizations vulnerable to fines and regulators’ scrutiny—hurting their reputation and bottom line.

Each year organizations across the globe look to Gartner, Inc. for a comprehensive evaluation of products and services that provide archiving for email, social media, files, and other content types. Proofpoint is committed to simplifying compliance and e-discovery with uncompromising data security across the ever-changing landscape of enterprise data and this has resulted in six consecutive years of Gartner enterprise archiving leadership.

Every industry continues to face archiving challenges, and more and more organizations look to SaaS to enable swift innovation and compliance. According to the report: “Due to its flexibility and pricing structures, Gartner is seeing a majority of organizations choosing SaaS for new or updated messaging data archiving implementations.” Proofpoint’s Enterprise Archive SaaS solution is the most effective at capturing electronically stored information (ESI) sources that matter, including email, enterprise collaboration data, and social media data. With an architecture built to leverage the cloud, keep control of data, and easily migrate data to the cloud, Proofpoint’s solution is less costly to operate than legacy archiving tools. It works faster, is more reliable, automates manual tasks, and scales up as customers’ needs grow. Finally, Proofpoint optimizes its solutions for heavily regulated industries like financial services that need to go well beyond basic archiving requirements.

Proofpoint reinvests 20% of our annual revenue into research and development, and our SaaS archiving roadmap continues to lead the market in innovation. Proofpoint has a continued customer satisfaction on both product and support (90+% renewal rates and 95+% customer satisfaction rates). We recommend you use the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving to gain insight into the critical capabilities that continue to make Proofpoint a leader.

 

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving, 30 October 2017

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