What do other companies do to combat people "needing" to save 10 years of email history? I know one of my options is buy more storage, but want to know what other options are out there, or what other people are doing.Archiving solutions such as Mimecast, IBM Content Collector and Exchange Online Archiving
Second, PST files should never be stored on a network file for active use. Users can corrupt their PST files and Microsoft does not support or recommend this.
So are these backups? If so, it becomes a Company issue / policy of how much to keep. Even Archiving takes space, so if the Company says keep the current PST small and Archive, no space is saved.
Finally PST files should be local except for closing down Outlook and backing up.