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- How SharePoint 2013 tightens integration with Exchange 2013
- Synchronize Outlook 2013 with SharePoint 2013 lists
- E-discovery in SharePoint 2013 eases Exchange data mining
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SharePoint 2013 offers new integration with Exchange Server, which can ease the burden of e-discovery.
E-discovery enables finding, preserving, analyzing and producing content in electronic formats as required by legal proceedings or investigation.
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SharePoint eases Exchange e-discovery
SharePoint's new e-discovery capabilities with Exchange Server are a major boon for records managers tasked with retrieving information in Exchange mailboxes. While SharePoint 2010 introduced some e-discovery features such as Hold, SharePoint 2013 makes it easier to query mailboxes and to access, query and archive information, reducing the amount of time it takes to mine data. But querying Exchange Server isn't tunrnkey. It still requires know-how. Understanding how to work with SharePoint's eDiscovery Center was the focus of a recent SearchContentManagement.com podcast with Microsoft MVP Brien Posey.
"SharePoint 2013 has a special module called the eDiscovery Center, which is just a special type of site collection," Posey noted. "But the big news here is that it's been designed so that you can perform e-discovery not just within SharePoint but also within Exchange Server and Microsoft Lync."
Posey talked about the improvements to SharePoint 2013 in retrieving information, all while mitigating time-consuming and potentially costly processes.