Articles about mimecast

Before you head into Office 365, pull on this cosy Cloud Archive

Email archiver Mimecast has promised a subscription drug to cut through GDPR pain. The idea with Cloud Archive is to provide a secure and reliable stash for email data that acts as a safe and secure central resource supporting GDPR requirements, e-discovery, compliance, end-user access, recovery and search. Mimecast says …
Chris Mellor, 10 Oct 2017
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Data archiver striver Mimecast reports revenues rise of 40%

Email and data archiver Mimecast reported a year-on-year increase in revenues of 40 per cent for Q1 2018. Revenues for the quarter were $58.2m compared to $41.7m a year ago and $52.4m in the previous quarter. There was a GAAP net loss of $1.9m, which contrasts with the small $244,000 profit recorded a year ago but is better …
Chris Mellor, 11 Aug 2017

If you printed out this week's storage news and laid it end to end, it would stretch to the end of, er, your desk

Our weekly storage news roundups are threatening to become multi-page books. Here's a further collection of updates that covers NVMe-over-Fabrics, AI processors, software-defined storage, file-sharing, OpenStack, the public cloud, performance management, a new storage array, and startup investment and tape, with three sets of …
Chris Mellor, 14 May 2017

Who's been naughty and nice in IT storage – over to you, Gartner-claus

Just another sweet week in storage with a blitz of news candy covering archiving, flash arrays, compression and removable disk backup. Mimecast has topped Gartner's enterprise information archiving magic quadrant. It is some way ahead of Microsoft, Proofpoint, Global Relay, Veritas and Smarsh in what looks like a product space …
Chris Mellor, 22 Dec 2016

UK biz email slinger Mimecast files for $100m IPO in US

Mimecast filed for an initial public offering on Wall Street on Friday and said it hoped to raise up to $100m (£64m). The London-based email security vendor, which has 14,500 biz customers on its books, said that it planned to list under the symbol "MIME" on the Nasdaq exchange. For its most recent quarter, Mimecast – which …
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Oct 2015

Biz email slinger Mimecast tumbles over

Mimecast, which touts webmail for businesses, has toppled over in Blighty, leaving its customers unable to send or receive emails. Our readers told us the service wasn't delivering mails, and the web portal was inaccessible for users. And peeps on Twitter reckoned the service went down sometime around 11am this morning. …
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Iron Mountain's eDiscovery made 2010 a rusty mess

Iron Mountain's 2010 business was badly affected by mismanagement of its eDiscovery business, which lead to a $284m impairment charge. Iron Mountain's revenues for the fourth quarter of its 2010 financial year were flat at $789m, just 1.2 per cent up on the year-ago quarter's $779m. Net income was $33m, down almost a half on …
Chris Mellor, 28 Feb 2011
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Mimecast digs its way into the information bank

Analysis Mimecast is recasting itself as an information banker and looking for new types of data it could store and new ways to mine the banked information. The company is a UK-based concern offering e-mail as a service and working to add the storage of unstructured files and SharePoint information to what is an e-mail capture, …
Chris Mellor, 24 Sep 2010
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Iron Mountain downs its Mimosa

Our sources were right. Iron Mountain has gone ahead and bought Mimosa Systems and its NearPoint email, file, and SharePoint archiving software. The price is a cool $112m, the high-end of our suggested range, giving Mimosa's venture cap funders a tidy profit on their roughly $66m investment and indicating that this was no …
Chris Mellor, 22 Feb 2010
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What Exchange 2007 can't do

This week we rummage through the Reg Library for papers about email and archiving and stuff. We kick off with the corporate daddy, Exchange 2007. Exchange 2007 risks and migration strategies So we thought that running Microsoft Exchange was a pain for small businesses. According to this Dell white paper about Exchange 2007, …
Team Register, 27 May 2009
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The ROI on hosted solutions

How many companies can buy bandwidth as cheaply as Amazon, say, can sell it? Or source servers as cheaply as Yahoo!, or can build data centres in energy-cheap places, like Microsoft? Then again, how many companies would store mission critical data on Amazon's EC2, or sensitive data in Google Apps? C'mon guys, we're not …
Team Register, 18 May 2009
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Mimecast and file server destruction

Analysis Mimecast is a UK-based supplier of unified email management services. Around the end of 2002 it started to build an appliance function that would unify the many daisy-chained email functions, (anti-spam, anti-virus, data leak prevention, signaturing) that were all implemented as separate boxes through which emails had to flow …
Chris Mellor, 25 Mar 2009

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