Please stand by…..our meeting will start in a few moments. email Archiving. Al Sibille February 20, 2007. Why Should Partners Focus on e-mail Archiving?. Customers are buying it It’s a highly visible customer pain point Fast growing segment of the software market The time is now!
February 20, 2007
Customers are buying it
Partners make money
e-mail archiving software market
Electronic Archive System (Repository)
What is it?
Provide customers with critical email & doc mgmt to retain important business
info needed to satisfy regulatory & audit requirements
What does it cost?
Who to sell it to?
Highly regulated industries: Gov’t, Banking, Insurance, Pharm, Legal , etc
1e-mail Continues to Grow in Volume, Size & Significance
E-mail has become the primary medium for how we communicate. The consequence is that e-mail has become a de facto [record] repository.
CIO Magazine, Jan 2005
Estimated 131 billion e-mails sent daily; predicted to increase to 276 billion by ‘09
Size of WW Business Email Volume Sent Annually in 2006
1 Petabyte (PB) = 1 Million GB = 1 Billion MB
Sources: The Radicati Group, Inc., April 2005; IDC 2004; Network World (2003); Socha / Gelbmann (2004)
1e-mail IS How We Conduct Business
1e-mail Systems Have Simply Become Overloaded
E-mail systems are not designed to store vast amounts of email & attachments for long durations.
Overloaded e-mail systems cause:
1Companies are Struggling with Regulations & Lawsuits
Sources: Gartner; Osterman Research; various news articles.
1e-mail Backup Tapes Do NOT Help…They Hinder
Compliance, legal support and discovery
Improve e-mail system performance
be saved and which should be destroyed. We need a standard policy”
Do you use Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Notes for email?
We have a hot solution that will help you store emails in a safe place…AND
PLUS the gov’t issued an archiving mandate on Dec 1.
How about I forward you that link and some add’l info so we can
discuss this oppty further?
IBM CommonStore for Lotus Domino V8.3, or
IBM CommonStore for Exchange Server V8.3
IBM Content Manager Enterprise Edition V8.3
AMD Opteron Powered
System x – LS21 Blade
Structured learning opportunity showing how to quickly set up an instance of the solution and important techniques to develop and deploy a custom solution
Sample code, data, scripts
Use cases for demo & education
tips for solution installation
Solution Builder Express for E-mail Archiving
All assets are available at no charge to all BPPartnerworld members at: http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/solutionsbuilder
Solution Planning Guide
Helps you identify skill requirements and plan your customer engagement
Helps you understand solution concepts, business value, and system architecture considerations
Assumptions & task list
with time estimates to plan
& best practices
Solution concepts & business value
SW, HW, tools
Provides customizable demonstration assets to help you sell the solution
How-to document to
assist with using & customizing the assets
Customizable presentation with solution benefits & overview
Video clips of
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