TechValidate Research on Mimecast

Mimecast Case Study

South African Civil Aviation Authority


This case study of SACAA is based on a July 2020 survey of Mimecast customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Email Archiving and allowing a self-service portal for users”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Mimecast:

  • Since deploying Mimecast, said they have seen automated retention for compliance.
  • Said their biggest impact as a result of COVID-19 was email protection and recovery for remote workers.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Mimecast that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Said they are interested in archiving the following for governance:
  • MSFT Teams
  • Are interested in protecting the following for recovery:
    • OneDriveBox
    • Sharepoint
  • Said 5yr retention fits their organizations requirements.
  • Results

    The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Mimecast:

    • Since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive, they saved 20+ hours per month by enabling self-service access to end-users and legal/compliance teams.
    • Using Mimecast Cloud, saw a return on their investment in <12mos.
    • Improved workforce productivity by 100% or more since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.

    About This Data

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