Retain | Archives Email and More.

There are several reasons for your organisation to archive and it‘s not only about compliance. Using the right tool archiving quickly pays off! Retain offers your organisation legal, technical and economic benefits. The solution provides powerful eDiscovery, message archiving and exporting for various platforms, such as Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Skype for Business, Micro Focus GroupWise, Gmail, iOS, BlackBerry, Android, Facebook, Yammer, Twitter and more. Retain is a multi-platform software solution that facilitates email management and helps perform mail server migrations.


  • ComplianceCompliance with Retention Laws
  • eDiscoveryPerform eDiscovery Runs
  • De-duplicationSave Storage Requirements
  • PST MigratorImport local PST-Files into Archive
  • Easy Accessfrom Outlook or Web Interface
  • Search & ExportSearch, restore and export Mails
  • Social and MobileArchive Social and Mobile Messages
  • Reporting & MonitoringEnsure optimum System Performance

Retain | Unified Archiving

Retain enables you to seamlessly archive a single- or mixed-messaging platform environment, in addition to Social Media and Mobile communication, in one central location.




Securely archive Twitter, Facebook, Skype for Business, Yammer and more


Social Media Archiving

It is essential to archive and log all of the content that might constitute a business record and that could need to be retained for long periods including social media. Organizations more and more tend to use social media networks to communicate business critical information. Therefore, it is important to securely archive this data and to be able to quickly find and retrieve this data if required.

Retain helps organizations mitigate the risks associated with the increased usage of social media at work by securely archiving social media communications. Retain for Social Messaging securely archives the complete social communication. This archived data can be instantly retrieved, searched and published. Retain archives the following social media platforms:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft Lync/Skype for Business
  • Microsoft Yammer
  • Google Talk/Hangouts
  • Yahoo Messenger
  • AOL Instant Messenger
  • XMPP (e.g. Jabber)
  • Google
  • Bing
  • Yahoo
  • YouTube
  • Wikipedia


Retain supports Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, GroupWise and Google Apps


Archives Emails, attachments and more

Email is a critical source of corporate communication and should be considered as a first priority when it comes to content retention. In order to comply with current retention laws and internal regulations an archiving solution is essential for any organisation. Archiving offers a high number of comprehensive functions, which allow companies to work more efficient, save resources and reduce costs.

Retain provides email archiving, eDiscovery and data publishing for organisations. Sophisticated technologies such as de-duplication reduce the complexity of the mail server, minimise costs and help to comply with retention laws. Additionally the quick and easy retrieval of old emails helps each user to work efficiently with their stored data. No matter where information is stored, Retain provides instant and easy access for eDiscovery and end user accessibility.

  • Microsoft Exchange 2010, 2013, 2016
  • Microsoft Hosted Exchange
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Lync via Exchange
  • Novell GroupWise 7, 8, 2012, 2014
  • Google Apps


Seamlessly archive Blackberry, iOS and Android text Messages


Mobile Archiving

Text messages can be as critical as email to your organization for instant communication. However, without the means to store and track these messages, you have no way of knowing what confidential or sensitive information has been sent through texts nor can you be compliant with open records regulations.

For years, Retain has been successfully archiving emails, making sure they are safely stored and accessible for discovery. Retain Mobile offers the same advantages for Android, iOS & BlackBerry text messages and phone usage data. Retain securely archives every text and Messenger message and all phone call usage. With Retain Mobile you don’t lose valuable information:

  • Android SMS/MMs and phone call logs
  • iOS SMS/MMs and phone call logs
  • BlackBerry BBM, BBM Protected, PIN, SMS/MMS and phone call logs

With Retain your organisation has the flexibility to choose how and where your data is stored - on premise or in the cloud. Especially in pure cloud environments such as Office 365, Hosted Exchange and Google Apps, Archiving as a Service offers many benefits. By handing over your archiving project to a certified GWAVA Cloud Partner, you will be able to free time for. other tasks and reduce overheads. In addition, The Private Cloud architecture of Retain minimizes the risk of data leakage.

  • Frees Time & Resources
  • Reduce Overheads
  • Complete functionality
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Minimize risk of data
  • Legal Compliance
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  • Gemeente Hellendoorn
  • Ayuntamiento de Sevilla
  • grupo eroski
  • Amerpoort
  • Reinaerde
  • Gudrunsjoeden
  • bfn neu
  • Universitt Regensburg
  • hr
  • bfn neu
  • Sport-Thieme
  • Fraunhofer IWES
  • Stadt Rostock
  • Hochschule Osnabrueck
  • Aop Orphan
  • wolfcraft

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