Audience: Exchange/Office 365 for Enterprises Administrators

Author: Robert Mazzoli, Senior Technical Writer, Exchange


Are you an administrator of an on-premises Exchange Server 2010 SP1 organization looking for a cloud-based archiving solution? Perhaps the IT requirements for supporting electronic discovery and legal message retention policies are keeping you up at night. Or maybe you're just looking to reduce the risks associated with users storing PST files on their computers. In all of these cases, Microsoft Exchange Online Archiving can help!


Exchange Online Archiving is a next generation cloud-based archiving solution that integrates with on-premises Exchange Server 2010 SP1. Delivered as an additional service option in your Office 365 organization, Exchange Online Archiving works in conjunction with a modified hybrid deployment and is designed for customers who want to keep their on-premises Exchange Server organization, but also use online archiving. Enabling users to access their archives wherever they go, Exchange Online Archiving provides full support for Outlook and Outlook Web App while helping ensure the organization’s compliance and storage needs are met.




Check out this topic we've posted on the Email and Calendar with Exchange Online wiki for how to configure Exchange Online Archiving: Configure Exchange Online Archiving