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Symantec Enterprise Vault

Information Archiving to store, manage and discover critical business information

Enterprise Vault, the industry leader in integrated content archiving, enables users to store, manage, and discover unstructured information across the organization. As the industry’s most widely-deployed enterprise archiving solution, Enterprise Vault helps customers deduplicate information at the source to reduce costs, delete information confidently and discover information efficiently.

What are Agents, Options and Add-ons

Options are used to extend the functionality of the base product.


Data Classification Services

With Data Classification Services, Enterprise Vault can analyze Microsoft Exchange email content and metadata to help determine the specific archiving and retention strategy for that particular message. Classification tags can also be assigned to flag messages for eDiscovery or supervisory review.
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Compliance Accelerator

Enterprise Vault Compliance Accelerator is a highly configurable add-on solution to Enterprise Vault. Compliance Accelerator allows organizations to perform easy, cost-effective supervisory review of email to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies such as NASD. Providing the framework to select and sample target email, manage its review by appropriate reviewers, and record the process for audit purposes, Compliance Accelerator dramatically decreases the cost and effort of email supervision, review and compliance demonstration.

Discovery Accelerator

Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator extends the basic search functionality of Enterprise Vault to help lower the cost of data collection and facilitate the search and recovery process of archived items used for electronic discovery.

Encase Ingest Connector

The Encase Ingest Connector allows the Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator customer to ingest Guidance EnCase Logical Evidence files into the Enterprise Vault archive for use in the legal discovery process by Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator.
This feature is included with the E-Discovery Enterprise Edition Product Suite (bundle) or can be licensed as an à la carte Option. It is priced Per User, based on the number of Users with Guidance Encase Logical Evidence files that will be ingested into Enterprise Vault and corresponds to the number of Users licensed for Discovery Accelerator.

File System Archiving

Enterprise Vault File System Archiving provides "out-of-the-box" archiving support for any application that generates and stores information in standard files. File System Archiving saves critical space on file servers by seamlessly moving files to alternative storage devices without impact on the end-user. Archive files, by age, size or other criteria. Items are compressed, stored and indexed centrally by Enterprise Vault, and can be searched as well as retrieved transparently by users via optional placeholders.

Historical Vault

You can restore historical email from backup tapes, legacy archives or other backup media and load it onto a completely separate installation of Historical Vault where you can then perform search, retention, expiry and discovery on the archived email. Historical Vault requires a primary Mailbox Optimization (Standard or Advanced) or Journaling Solution Package to be also licensed.

Microsoft Exchange PST Migrator

Enterprise Vault software allows organizations to migrate all existing PST file data into the archive repository. Restoring user search and accessibility to this data enables the organization to effectively achieve PST eradication.

Microsoft Exchange Public Folder Archiving

Enterprise Vault Public Folder Archiving archives individual public folders in Microsoft Exchange. Optionally, shortcuts are left behind allowing users to easily view or restore the original items transparently through Outlook or via extended web-based search functions.

Microsoft Exchange and IBM Domino Archiving

Enterprise Vault for Microsoft Exchange and IBM Domino archives individual mailboxes to eliminate quotas, message size restrictions and simultaneously control message store growth. Admin-defined policies automatically archive email and attachments out of the email server and into online Enterprise Vault stores. Optionally, shortcuts are left behind allowing users to easily view or restore the original items transparently through Outlook, Notes, or via extended web-based search functions.

Microsoft Exchange or IBM Domino Journaling

Enterprise Vault works seamlessly with Microsoft Exchange and IBM Domino journaling in order to satisfy the corporate legal or regulatory retention requirements. Enterprise Vault can be configured to retain a copy of all email messages sent and received, ensuring that they are kept for the appropriate period of time required to meet regulatory or legal retention requirements.

SharePoint Archiving

Symantec Enterprise Vault for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 extends the value of SharePoint environments for collaborating and managing content by automatically archiving from document libraries, folders, and files. This powerful combination helps enterprises enforce retention policies, increase application performance, and reduce the storage and costs associated with managing high volumes of electronic content. Adding SharePoint data to Enterprise Vault helps ensure compliance with corporate policies and litigation preparedness and can be searched alongside other sources (for example, Microsoft Exchange or file system data) using standard Enterprise Vault software tools such as Discovery Accelerator.

Enterprise Vault Archiving for SharePoint Overview