Strategies for Archiving in Hybrid Environments

An Osterman Research White Paper

As many services continue to move to the cloud, corporate decision makers are facing important decisions surrounding archiving requirements and the location of their data.

Organizations archive electronic content for a variety of reasons, including their regulatory, legal, or contractual requirements to retain data for specific periods of time. While decision makers have begun making the move to cloud-based archives, many organizations are looking at hybrid solutions as preferable for some of their most important content management requirements. This paper reviews the results of an in-depth survey of decision makers at mid-sized and large organizations about their archiving strategies.

In this report, you’ll find:

  • Key archiving issues facing corporate decision makers
  • How on-premises archiving is evolving
  • Best practices for implementing hybrid environments