Email plays a key role in the way companies do business. But
the number of regulations governing email—along with the sheer number of email
messages sent —will only continue to grow. This means increased potential for
mismanagement of email, and a staggering liability for all corporations as a
OpenText aims to help organizations control this risk by
combining components of its ECM (Enterprise Content Management) Suite with
Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012. The partnership addresses a common need among
organizations for a regulated, end-to-end email solution, which encompasses
capturing, managing the lifecycle, and streamlining the discovery processes for
all regulated email communications.
In February of 2012, OpenText and Microsoft conducted
performance and scalability testing on the email monitoring and records management
components of the OpenText ECM Suite running on Microsoft’s SQL Server 2012.
They’ve recently announced the results of this benchmark testing, which
measured performance at peak ingestion of email messages, as well as the output
when ingestion and dispositions of email messages were running simultaneously.
“The benchmark study was designed to help us understand what
we could do on the new SQL environment internally,” said Dave Martin, director
of product marketing at OpenText. “But then also [to allows us] to take those
results and show the market that if you're running SQL Server 2012, and you are
interested in email monitoring and compliant management of email as records,
then here is a real example of how this can be done and the results you can