TechValidate Research on Mimecast


Mimecast Case Study

American Homes 4 Rent

Introduction

This case study of American Homes 4 Rent is based on a November 2018 survey of Mimecast customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Mimecast allows the distribution of work to HR and Legal, offsetting IT burdens.”

Challenges

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

  • The biggest challenge they solved by deploying Mimecast was to achieve simplified e-discovery and legal holds.

Use Case

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

  • EDiscovery features or workflows important to improving legal process:
    • Self-service search for legal teams
  • Interested in archiving IM.
  • Regulations are affecting their retention and archive policies:
    • GDPR/California Consumer Privacy Act
    • Sarbanes Oxley
  • The retention that best fits their organizational requirements is 3 years or less.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Mimecast:

  • Has saved 10 – 15 man-hours per month by enabling self-service access to end-users and legal/compliance teams, since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.
  • Using Mimecast Cloud Archive, they estimate their Return on Investment (ROI) was/is <12 months.
  • The biggest advantage over on-premises solutions has been control of corporate data while maintaining enterprise security.
  • Confirmed that workforce productivity has improved 25 – 50% since deploying Mimecast Cloud Archive.
  • They would be willing to be a reference for Mimecast.




About This Data

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