Sonian’s Hosted Archiving

Sonian Networks offers a hosted email archiving service, available since February 2008:

  • Works with Exchange, Lotus, GroupWise, Ipswitch.
  • Main competitors are Google/Postini, Dell/MessageOne, Proofpoint/Fortiva, LiveOffice.
  • Sees its main competitive strengths as:
    • Low price: $3/month for unlimited storage (granted, Google Apps is similar).
    • Scalability: Built on Amazon’s cloud architecture.
    • Easy to use and manage.
    • Good e-discovery search.
    • Ease of implementation.
  • Sells via regional VARs, and OEMs that white label the service; e.g., Ipswitch, Rackspace/Mailtrust, Maccius.
  • Ferris Research estimates calendar 2008 revenues at $1M.

David Ferris

Post a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment. To comment, first join our community.