Archiving, eDiscovery, and Data Security

OpenText Retain Email Archiving

A central data archive for email compliance

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OpenText™ Retain Email Archiving is a multi-platform messaging archive for Microsoft Exchange, MS 365, Gmail, and OpenText™ GroupWise. It archives messaging data in one central location for easy access by users and administrators through the Retain Web Access Archive Viewer.

Key benefits of Retain Email Archiving

Single archive

One archive, multiple platforms

Archive all business communication in a mixed-messaging platform environment—including email, social media, and text messages.

Keep your communication archive in one place

Simplify retention, search, and discovery of all your communications

Cloud or on premises

Deploy on your terms

Retain Email Archiving gives you the freedom to choose how to deploy your email archiving solution to maintain your chosen security posture.

The same features, both on premises and in the cloud

eDiscovery tools

Easily find relevant communications

Use built-in eDiscovery tools to place litigation holds, print, forward, save, redact, strike out, and export message data.

Export archives into multiple formats for indexing and searching

Find the communications you need when you need them


Email client plugin

Search and access emails from within Outlook, Web Access, and GroupWise clients.

Message deletion policies

Set message deletion policies to reduce storage space and server loads.

Secure storage

Multiple layers of security with support for MS SQL, MySQL, Postgres, and Oracle.

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Professional Services

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Retain for email

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Archiving 2.0 with Retain

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Cost saving of archiving

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Retain for Gmail

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Retain for Outlook plug-in

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Retain for Exchange

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Retain for GroupWise

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Retain for Bloomberg

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