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-- Latest version of Archive One demonstrates resilience, scalability, and extensibility based on leading email messaging software --

Reading, Berkshire, C2C, a leading supplier of enterprise email archiving software, today announced that its multi-server Archive One solution now has added increased resilience with the use of failover technology through the use of Active/Passive nodes.

"The load balancing / failover technology of Archive One allows us to ensure maximum availability of the archiving and retrieval services we provide to the 7,500 staff at the University," says Andrew Williams, Computing Services Department, of University of Liverpool.

C2C's distributed processing model allows the placement of additional archive servers as organisations grow and extend their Exchange server demands. C2C can also help as the user base grows by automating repetitive and time-consuming admin tasks though its integration with Active Directory.

This increased extensibility of the product allows Archive One to synchronise mailboxes (and mailbox delegates) regularly with Active Directory without extending the Active Directory schema. This synchronisation is a feature required for on-going compliance. Integration with Archive One can be achieved by use of most common development technologies (COM, .NET or Web Services).

"The Active Directory (AD) integration is great in that there is no additional configuration when we add a user to AD, they are automatically enabled for archiving the next time the automatic synchronisation runs," says Williams.

High availability also requires organisations to provide remote disaster recovery sites and C2C's architecture enables Archive One to support methods for replication of archived data via simple file copy actions, as well as rapid local restore processes.

With half of all employees working off-site some or all of the time and with people frequently changing, replacing laptops after damage or theft, C2C offers an invisible approach to automatic data synchronisation and reconstruction. The new Archive One laptop client emulates Microsoft Outlook's offline OST files in cache mode and provides users with a seamless experience whether or not they are disconnected or authenticated to the network. The laptop archive client reads the local cache first to reduce network traffic and server demands and requires no administrator or user intervention.

"Customer satisfaction is generated by doing the simple things well," says Dave Hunt, C2C CEO. "Microsoft has spent thousands of man-hours developing Exchange to be scalable and robust, and provides that architecture to Gold Partners like us. It doesn't make sense to recreate what has already been done and proven, and by using the Microsoft architecture, we can concentrate on adding a multitude of new features and extending our product capabilities, which ultimately is of greatest benefit to our customers."

Finally, following specific Archive One user requests, generated by client interpretation of compliance legislation, the latest release also includes user initiated archive management. These key features provide administrators with the option to allow users to delete email from an archive and to opt into archiving.

About C2C
C2C offers unsurpassed email archiving and management solutions, which reduce risk, optimise performance and minimise compliance issues for over three million users at more than 2,000 organisations worldwide. Based on its in-depth understanding of message management, C2C developed its award-winning Archive One suite to help organisations comply with industry regulations while minimising mailbox size. C2C also offers rapid-response tools for email performance, security and crisis control. The Company, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, supports organisations in government, manufacturing, finance, education and healthcare industries, including Fortune 1000 companies. Established in 1992, C2C is a privately held company with US offices in Springfield and Westborough, Mass; and Reading, Berkshire in the UK. For more information visit

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