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The Company is Positioned Furthest to the Right for Completeness of
Vision in Entire Magic Quadrant
PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smarsh®,
helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their
electronic communications, today announced that analyst firm Gartner has
named Smarsh (Actiance) a Leader in its 2018 Magic Quadrant
for Enterprise Information Archiving1 for the
fourth consecutive year. The report provides a detailed overview of the
EIA market, and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and
ability to execute. Smarsh is positioned furthest to the right on the
completeness of vision axis in the entire Magic Quadrant.
“Today’s digital workplace conversation is shifting from email to
mobile, social and collaboration platforms. Smarsh customers are
leveraging all of these powerful communication tools responsibly with
capture and archiving support across the industry’s widest breadth of
channels, and we believe our position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant
validates this continued leadership and innovation,” said Brian Cramer,
CEO of Smarsh. “At a time when many large enterprises are struggling
under the weight of status quo, legacy archiving systems, our modern and
extensible technology stack is accelerating the adoption of modern
communications channels, helping customers extend and strengthen their
compliance and e-discovery initiatives and simply do more with their
valuable archived data.”
In 2018, Actiance and Smarsh joined workforces, aligned under the Smarsh
brand, and introduced the Connected Suite, its combined, comprehensive
product portfolio. Over the past 12 months, major drivers and
enhancements to Smarsh business have included:
K1 Investment Management announced
the acquisition of Actiance, a pioneer in communications compliance,
archiving and analytics for the top banks worldwide, for the purpose
of combining with Smarsh. The combined company now serves more than
6,500 customers globally, with specialized solutions for financial
services organizations, government agencies and companies with
recordkeeping, supervision and e-discovery obligations.
The launch of the new Connected
Suite of product offerings, encompassing electronic communications capture,
The Suite is designed to help customers embrace the growing number of
communication channels that drive business and further meet their
electronic communications retention and oversight obligations.
Announced updates to its executive
leadership team to build on the innovative heritage of both
Actiance and Smarsh, providing products and service engagements that
are the right fit for customers of all sizes – from single office
broker-dealers to the world’s largest banks and government agencies.
with NextRequest to provide an end-to-end solution for
government agencies to easily respond to public records requests.
NextRequest provides an online portal for constituents and journalists
to submit public records requests, as well as a platform for
government agencies to efficiently manage and respond to these
requests. Electronic messages that are captured and archived with the
Smarsh Connected Suite can be integrated efficiently into the record
request and production workflow.
1 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information
Archiving” by Julian Tirsu. December 3, 2018.
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Smarsh helps organizations get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk
within their electronic communications. With innovative capture,
archiving and monitoring solutions that extend across the industry’s
widest breadth of channels, customers can leverage the productivity
benefits of email, social media, mobile/text messaging, instant
messaging/collaboration, websites and voice while efficiently
strengthening their compliance and e-discovery initiatives.
A global client base, including the top 10 banks in the United States
and the largest banks in Europe, Canada and Asia, manages billions of
conversations each month with the Smarsh Connected Suite. Government
agencies in 40 of the 50 U.S. states also rely on Smarsh to help meet
their recordkeeping and e-discovery requirements. The company is
headquartered in Portland, Ore. with nine offices worldwide, including
locations in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Bangalore, India. For
more information, visit www.smarsh.com.
Lumina Communications for Smarsh, Inc.
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