Conferences that solve current IT challenges

e-Mail Archiving

Handling Compliance, e-Discovery, Storage Management and Disaster Recovery

October 22, 2008


7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded


Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois


Given the current economic and legislative climate, most organizations will be called on to produce sensitive documents and provide business information that adheres to regulatory and legislative requirements.

What is your IT strategy for finding and protecting relevant e-mails and documents based on business and federal requirements? How to you handle Compliance, E-discovery, Storage Management and Disaster Recovery?

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Understand the business drivers and creating consensus for saving E-mail
  • Work through e-discovery challenges: What is IT's role and how IT can help ease the organization's burden
  • Design and implement a well thought out E-mail archiving project
  • Implement an effective infrastructure to support the E-Mail archiving strategy
  • Work with compliance officers and business executives
  • Avoid pitfalls from the experiences of other enterprise IT departments

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast



Why or Why Not Archive E-mail – Understanding the Business Drivers and Creating Consensus for Saving E-mail

Mark Diamond, President & CEO, Contoural, Inc.

Industry thought leader Mark Diamond will discuss the business drivers around e-mail archiving, including compliance, litigation readiness, end-user needs and storage costs. He will discuss the best approaches to archiving initiatives, including how IT can build a consensus with legal and other groups around retention policy, as well as the pitfalls to avoid. Additionally, he will discuss case studies, and explore the best practices for saving e-mail.

In this session, attendees will learn the following:

  • Understand the real-world business drivers for e-mail archiving
  • How to build a consensus around policy
  • Best practices for e-mail archiving project management
  • Pitfalls to avoid

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break



e-Discovery: What is IT’s Role and How IT Can Help Ease the Organization’s Burden

Barry Murphy, Director of Product Marketing, Mimosa Systems, Inc., former Forrester Research Analyst

In December 2006, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) changed the landscape on how organizations must produce electronic information for use within litigations. A recent survey identified 90% of those responsible for email services feel that their organizations are not fully prepared to meet the revised Federal rules.

E-mail, like many other forms of electronic information, has quickly become a key technology requested by the courts to support litigations. As the volume of electronic information continues to increase, the cost of retaining and producing these materials also increases. Many organizations are not equipped to help navigate through this painful process and do not understand their responsibilities within the e-Discovery process.

In this session, attendees will learn the following:

  • What are the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure?
  • What are the consequences if the FRCP are not followed?
  • What are IT’s responsibilities with respect to FRCP?
  • What steps your IT groups should follow to help support the e-Discovery process?


Planning for Success: How to Design and Implement a Well Thought Out E-mail Archiving Project

Ron Ferris, Vice President, Professional Services, AXS-One

Your organization has made the decision to start archiving e-mail. Now it is up to you to get it going. This session will offer you practical advice and best practices on how to start and complete your project successfully.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • How to define your organization’s specific requirements in terms that everyone can understand
  • How to deliver your project successfully
  • How to gain consensus among various stakeholders
  • How to develop and implement retention policies that reflect today’s business needs (compliance, privacy, business productivity and trends in litigation and discovery)

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon



Tying to Infrastructure: How to Implement an Effective Infrastructure to Support the E-Mail Archiving Strategy

Charles Swanger, Principal System Engineer, Archiving and E-Discovery Specialist, Symantec

Due to current compliance legislation and legal discovery requirements, IT departments need to be able to manage e-mail archiving so access to relevant and needed information can be located immediately.

In this session attendees will learn:

  • What factors to consider when designing the e-mail archiving infrastructure
  • How to have an E-Mail Archiving System that Adheres to HIPAA, SEC rule 17a-4, Sarbanes Oxley and other Regulations
  • How to Meet the Requirement of Retaining E-Mail Records to Leverage Corporate Intelligence
  • How to Classify your Enterprise Architecture and E-Mail infrastructure
  • How to Define the Architecture & Address Scalability Concerns
  • How to improve communication and collaboration through e-mail archiving
  • Information Lifecycle Management and Data Lifecycle Management (ILM/DLM)

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break






Pitfalls to Avoid: How Organizations Are Successfully Working Through Their E-Mail Archiving Projects

Moderator: David McAlister, Central US Channel Manager, ArcMail Technology
Panelists include:
Dave Braner, CIO, CIMCO Communications
Charlie Schloff, Director, Global Information Technology, Eclipse, Inc.
Anna Shaw, E-Mail Administrator, Hill-Rom, Inc.
and other enterprise IT professionals with email archiving responsibilities

Implementing an E-mail project can be a rather daunting task. Making sure that you have all your bases covered with respect to buy-in from management, e-discovery woes, and working with other departments pose just some of the challenges. However, this can be done rather successfully.

In this session, attendees will learn from the experiences of other IT organizations as to pitfalls that must be avoided.



Getting on the Same Page: How IT Departments Should Work with Compliance Officers and Business Executives

Gary Cooke, Specialist, CommVault Archive Center of Excellence

Now more than ever IT has to work more closely with other business executives and compliance officers. But how do you accomplish this? How do you best understand what is being asked of you by the other business units and by the legal department? How much information is ‘too much’? How do you articulate what you are providing the executives in terms they can understand?

In this session attendees will learn:

  • Steps to help align themselves with the needs of compliance officers and line of business executives
  • How to communicate in language that other departments can understand
  • How to define ‘who’ has responsibility for ‘what’

Conference price: $249 per person.

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.


As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.