MailStore version 12 is now live and includes some great new features that will help tighten up security for all MailStore installations. In our opinion the best new feature is the brand new ‘Mailstore Gateway’ service that will make archiving Office 365 and Google G Suite mail much simpler to configure allowing you to use Journaling as the main archive method.
I don’t often get asked about the MailStore proxy, as most of our customers tend to use a local email server of some kind such as MDaemon or Microsoft Exchange where it’s not needed. Every so often however, I’ll be asked about creating a centralised archiving solution for an off-site POP3/ SMTP service which is where it provides a simple but effective solution.
Typically customers using these services will have have been using simple, user-based archiving such as the manual creation of local PST files which may or may not be include in a wider backup strategy – by no means an ideal solution.