WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sonian, the leading provider of cloud-based email archiving and insights, today announced it has been named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Research, Inc. report, “The Forrester Wave™: Information Archiving Cloud Providers, Q4 2016.” Forrester specifically noted Sonian’s search capabilities, citing that “customers report high satisfaction with search and ease of applying legal holds at an item level.” Sonian achieved the highest possible score in Technology Strategy, Archive Repository, Cloud Architecture, Data Sovereignty Support, Analytics, Customer Base and Pricing Models.
The Wave identified the 13 most significant archiving cloud providers, who were evaluated on 28 different criteria related to current offerings, strategy and market presence. Forrester also remarked overall on the importance of analytics capabilities in turning archives into sources of insights: “Innovative vendors are augmenting the essential compliance capabilities [of cloud archives] with analytics, advanced search and machine learning to support increasingly sophisticated use cases.” In its report profile, Forrester noted, “Sonian envisions its archive as a business insights platform, using analytics to extract trends and patterns from archived information.”
“The Forrester Wave is the industry benchmark for information archiving cloud providers,” said Tim McKinnon, president and CEO, Sonian. “I believe that Sonian’s position as a ‘Strong Performer’ speaks to our proven track record for providing companies with best-in-class cloud archiving and data insights platforms. Our archiving and analytics capabilities make it easy for customers to preserve, access and act on their communications data – and apply these insights to their businesses to reduce risk and increase productivity. We believe that Forrester has recognized the strength and value of our offerings.”
While communications archiving is a widespread corporate initiative, many enterprises are not taking further steps to glean and act on insights from this rich trove of data. Sonian’s View Insights is a SaaS-based analytics solution that enables companies to proactively extract business insights from unstructured communications data. Using those insights, businesses can identify potential threats in communications data before they escalate into larger problems. Sonian is the only white label OEM archiving vendor in the industry.
The full Forrester Wave™: Information Archiving Cloud Providers Q4 2016 is available for download on Forrester’s website (subscription required): https://www.forrester.com.
Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world’s information. More than 27,000 customers in 43 countries trust Sonian’s secure proprietary platform to retain, retrieve and surface critical data and protect intellectual property.
Founded in 2007, Sonian is the only pure public cloud information archiving company, providing services that are easy, flexible, actionable and reliable for OEM partners and their end customers. Sonian allows companies to preserve, analyze and access their electronic communications for legal, regulatory and continuity purposes while gaining organizational insights.
Sonian is building the future and solving big data problems for companies, all while managing more than 20 billion objects in the cloud.
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