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The 17 Email Archiving DOs and DON’Ts – Part 10

At Exclaimer, we understand how important email archiving is in modern business. Organizations don’t always remember that email archiving is more than just email storage for the sake of record keeping and compliance.

DO be prepared for any legal matters
It is always possible that a lawsuit could be taken against your company and email often contains vital evidence for modern court cases. If you ignore archiving, you could find yourself with huge legal bills mounting up while you go through old data just trying to find one email.

In Murphy Oil USA vs. Flour Daniel, the defendant was ordered to restore and print the emails contained in 93 tape backups and to absorb the total costs involved to perform this operation which amounted to $6.2 million. They had no email archiving system in place.

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