Office 365 Email Archiving

We have moved to Office 365 and need a way to archive email for ALL employees. Due to regulations, we are required to store email for a number of years. This would include ALL email (sent, received, deleted, etc.).

We currently use a journal account to push it to an on premise email archiving solution. Is there a way to setup Office 365 to retain ALL email back and forth for ALL employees for X number of years? If possible, I would like to accomplish this without having to use a third party email solution.

Also, if we did this without the third party solution, is there a way for a manager to review email sent to or from employees?

If we must use a third party solution, do you have a suggestion for a good product?

Thanks so much!
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drummer1960Information Security OfficerAsked:
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:
Hi

What Office 365 Plan is being used?

Thanks
Mark
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Vasil Michev (MVP)Commented:
You can continue using your Journaling solution, or use the Legal hold/Inactive mailboxes functionality. There's still a lot to be desired from the current solution in O365, but it can get the job done in most cases. And if you are using E3/Exchange Online plan 2, it will not cost you anything. Here's the article on Inactive mailboxes: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn144876(v=exchg.150).aspx
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