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How to Migrate to Office 365

Planning to migrate your email to Microsoft 365/Office 365? Here are the standard steps - plus a big money-and-time-saving tip Migrating email to Office 365, or Microsoft 365 as it’s now known, may seem daunting at first. But if you break the process down into smaller parts, or

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How to Archive in Outlook

Want to free up space on your mail server? First you’ll need to archive Outlook emails. Here’s the standard way to do it manually, followed by an even easier way. “What does archiving emails do in Outlook?” people ask me. The simple answer is, it prevents your Outlook

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v9.3.2 Release Notes

We are pleased to announce Version 9.3.2 is now available.  v9.3.2 enriches the Cryoserver Email Archiving Solution based on customer enhancement requests and product improvements. Some highlights from the recent version 9 releases: Cryoserver supports searching user emails based on GUID.Graph API supports add all

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How Does Email Archiving Help With Disaster Recovery?

In the event of a disaster, every business must keep company operations running and recover quickly from the event. This is known as business continuity. Business continuity and disaster recovery are vital processes a company must do in the event of a disaster. The way to achieve both is down

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Outlook vs Gmail: Which is Better for Business?

Microsoft Outlook and Gmail are two of the most popular email services in the world. Outlook has over 400 million users and Gmail boasts over 1.5 billion users. While these numbers mostly relate to how many people use the personal email services worldwide, it’s their business email offerings

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Covid-19 Update

As MD of Cryoserver, I wanted to write to you directly to keep you informed of the steps we have taken in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. To begin with, I wanted to say all the team at Cryoserver are safe and hope that you and your families are

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GDPR Statement

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) is a significant piece of European legislation which comes into force on 25 May 2018. It builds on existing data protection laws, strengthening the rights that EU individuals have over their personal data, and creating a single data protection approach

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How Quickly Will You Recover From a Cyber Attack?

Emails are the lifeblood of business processes. It is the main communication between an enterprise and its clients, with vital, and sometimes sensitive information being shared between parties. That is why it’s important to protect business emails from cyber attacks.  Protecting emails goes far beyond spam filtering of phishing

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Why Should You Migrate to a Cloud-Based Archiving Solution?

According to Statista, the cloud computing market is worth an estimated $236bn as its use has seen a huge growth in the last decade. You won’t be surprised to find out that the email archive has also moved into the cloud in recent years. An on-premise cloud email archive

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6 Limitations of Office 365

With 120 million business users of Microsoft Office 365 worldwide, the service is trusted by many companies. There are many advantages of Office 365 including access to emails and files so you can work from anywhere in the world on any device, all loaded into cost-effective packages. However, Office 365

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Remote Working and Email Trends

The recent Coronavirus crisis has seen remote working come to the forefront of people’s minds. Where possible, businesses have ensured their employees can work from home to continue their daily job, allowing the business to function despite the world slowly going into lockdown. With many organisations taking advantage of

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Migrating to Office 365

Many businesses have been using Microsoft related products for years without moving to cloud, but this stance is changing. According to ZDNet, there are over 120 million users of Office 365, as many businesses migrate to the cloud platform. Migrating to Office 365 is the way forward for businesses, but

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How to Best Manage FOI Requests

Freedom of Information requests are a key element of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Any public body could be given an FOI request at any time, which can be a logistical nightmare if the right measures aren’t in place. This blog takes you through how best to manage

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Email Archiving vs Backup: What's the Difference?

It’s important to know the difference between an email archive and email backup because many still confuse the actions and purpose of either one. In fact, there are major differences that can have a significant impact on your business. So which should your company be using? Find out as

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Where Do Emails Go That Are Archived?

Cleaning up an email inbox is an admin job everyone must do at various times. While for some it may be a boring job, it’s a rather important one. Not only does clearing your inbox free up space, but it can also allow you to keep on top of

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Email Archiving and Cyber Security

Email archiving and cyber security aren’t always considered linked by business owners. Most companies look into email archiving first to save space on existing inboxes and servers as part of an email retention policy. However, there are features of email archiving that form part of your cyber security strategy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Email Archiving

With 124.5 billion business emails being sent every day and the average office worker receiving 121 emails every day, storing all email content is unfeasible. With a further 200 billion emails believed to be spam, there is far too much email being stored on servers. This is where email

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Email... But Were Afraid to Ask

Emails have become a part of everyday life, at work and at home. With 293 billion emails sent a day, they are a vital communication tool. Users on average have 1.75 email accounts with separate accounts of personal and home. While you may use emails all the time, you’

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Most Trusted Email Archiving Tool 2019

For the fourth year running, we have won Most Trusted Email Archiving Tool. We are delighted to see that Cryoserver is highly trusted by all its users and will continue to provide great solutions, on both cloud and on premise, for all our clients who require email archiving.

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The State of Email Security in 2020

2019 sees the end of the latest decade with 2020 ushering in a new one. These last ten years have been the decade where technology has improved to keep pace with the dangers of email phishing. Only 8 years ago, spam filters and anti-virus were the standard email security protections.

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2019 Review

As we come to the end of the decade and enter a new information decade, we reflect over the past decade and the lessons we have learnt. On how the Cryoserver Brand and solutions have matured and blossomed across the world and how we have earnt the title as Cryoserver

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Britain’s Top 10 Cloud Vendor Award at the Reseller Choice Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that Cryoserver has won Britain’s Top 10 Cloud Vendor Award at the Reseller Choice Awards 2019. Over 5,000 channel partners from the UK were invited to vote for their favourite vendors and we would like thank everyone who voted for

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Cloud Computing Predictions For 2020

Cloud computing is big business. In 2018, Statista and CenturyLink valued cloud computing at $180 billion and by 2020, it’s expected to reach $411 billion. With further technological developments on the way, the adoption of cloud computing will continue to grow. So what can you expect from cloud computing

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eDiscovery Processes and Business Emails

With a greater need to find information that has been stored digitally, businesses must have processes in place that aid fast eDiscovery. Online document platforms such as Office 365 allow for eDiscover processes to take place, meaning that authorised users can search files and mailboxes in order to access crucial

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5 Common Misconceptions About Email Archiving

Email archiving can often be misunderstood. To some, it may seem like a good idea but they’re unsure if their business needs it. Many organisations are unaware of how important archiving their emails is while others may not have an email retention policy in place. With the lack of

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6 Practical Benefits of Email Archiving For FinTech

The financial industry is one of the most regulated sectors in business. With recent scandals in finance, there is a greater concern about electronic records and communications. Because of this, FinTech companies are turning to solutions that will keep their data not only secure but also undisputed. With the vast

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How Can Email Archiving Solve FinTech Compliance Concerns?

FinTech businesses are innovators who create new approaches and solutions for the challenges facing financial services across the globe. As FinTech has exploded on the scene, the regulations have kept up with this ever-changing sector. FinTech companies, like many tech startups, are typically made up of small teams who lack

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Archiving, Recordkeeping and Email Data Management for FinTech

As we know, the finance industry is heavily regulated when it comes to retaining data and information. FinTech companies carry very sensitive data that are valuable and commonly hacked for unlawful economic gains and often required at a later date for various reasons, such as regulatory investigations, litigation or court

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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are one of the most harmful cybersecurity threats to individuals and businesses. Just one download of a harmful attachment from an email can cause a Trojan horse to bypass antivirus programs and steal sensitive data, such as financial information and passwords. With over 3 billion fake emails sent

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How Email Archiving Changed the Way We Communicate

The digital age has fundamentally changed the way we communicate and interact with others at work and in our day to day lives. Thanks to the rise and prevalence of technology, we’re constantly creating data. With email being the primary communication channel for most businesses if not all, it

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How Email Archiving Improves Office Productivity and Security

Implementing an email archiving solution within your organisation can be highly beneficial, not just for your business but also for your employees. There are many benefits of email archiving, but archiving is primarily designed to facilitate and speed up compliance and IT admin. One very important aspect – which not

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What is Litigation Hold and is it Sufficient?

What is Litigation Hold in Office 365? Litigation Hold, also known as preservation orders or hold orders, is a requirement of a company to preserve all the data they have should there be any legal action that includes the company. The stipulation requires that data is available during the discovery

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GDPR: One Year On

On May 25th 2018, the EU rolled out a new set of data privacy laws under the General Data Protection Regulation – more commonly known by its acronym of GDPR. The aim of GDPR was to set a standardised level of data protection for individuals across the EU. The negotiations

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Solve mailbox access issues with Cryoserver

Cryoserver provides a feature called Delegated Access to solve various mailbox access issues that today’s organisations are likely to counter.  To best describe this immensely useful functionality, is via some Cryoserver customer stories. Scenario 1: Employees going on leave and wants to delegate access An employee is planning

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What has been the impact of GDPR on Cryoserver customers?

Market responses to GDPR Leading up to and post GDPR, we have seen many of our Cryoserver email archiving customers carry out essential internal audits on their data processes to have a fuller understanding on sensitive (personal identifiable information) data they hold on their systems. Within our client base, we

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Email Archiving Compliance Laws in Europe

As of 2018, almost 125 billion business emails are sent each day. Using email to maintain existing customer relationships and gain new business has been a tried and trusted method since its inception. However, with the sheer amount of data and number of spam emails being sent around the world,

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Office 365 Email Archiving Pros & Cons

Office 365 email archiving allows users to archive emails from their mailbox in order to get additional space for storage. With O365 archiving, users also get a reminder to archive their old emails in Microsoft Outlook which they can then still retain access to. Microsoft Office 365 has been changing

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The Essential Guide to Email Retention Policy

Email is now fast becoming the go-to for businesses in their bid to expand audiences and their commercial enterprise. With the total number of emails being sent per day reaching more than 281 billion, email is now the third most influential source of information for B2B audiences, behind personal recommendations

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The Benefits of Archiving Emails

There were more than 281 billion consumer and business emails sent per day in 2018, and this figure is expected to rise to 333 billion by 2022. Every business relies on email; whether it’s for internal communications, client contact or lead generation, email is an invaluable tool. However, the

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Robin's 2018 Review

2018 was a year of new and more stringent privacy legislation, General Data Protection Regulatory Act came into force for 28 European Countries in May 2018. One of the aims of GDPR is to have a common data privacy legislation and language across all European member states on how to

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