Barracuda Message Archiver is ideal for organizations that look for reducing their email storage requirements and boost user productivity with mobile or desktop access to any email ever sent or received and also a powerful, yet simple platform for eDiscovery and compliance.The cloud-connected appliance uses Barracuda cloud for moving information to the cloud as a secondary tier of storage.





Barracuda Message Archiver

Deployment Options:Physical Appliance | Virtual Appliance | Azure|AWS|vCloud Air


 Retain and retrieve all email communication while reducing storage requirements

Barracuda Message Archiver is ideal for organizations that look to reduce their email storage requirements and boost user productivity with mobile or desktop access to any email sent or received. It also provides a powerful, yet simple platform for eDiscorvery and compliance.


Barracuda message archiver comes with no per-user or per-mailbox fees and costs less than many other online archiving services that are initially free to use. the comprehensive reporting makes it easy to project future storage needs.

 Reduces Email Server Storage Needs

Barracuda Message Archiver reduces expensive storage needs of email servers, extending server life while reducing costs. By eliminating the need for users to archive their emails locally with PST files, IT has more control over message tracking and retention.

 Convenient User Access

The intuitive search and full featured message management in barracuda enhances user productivity with self-service access and recovery of any message ever sent or received, even if deleted on the email server.

 Litigation and Compliance Support

Barracuda Message Archiver has comprehensive indexing, permission, search, legal hold, audit, and export capabilities that help accelerate and simplify eDiscovery requests. The appliance supports compliance with laws and regulations that require message archiving and retrieval, such as FOIA.




Cloud-Connected Archiving

Scale-Up by extending the archive into the cloud for off-site, long term, cost-effective storage. Setting policies in "Mirror" mode replicates all data to the cloud for backup and disaster recovery purposes. Setting the policy to "Rotate" mode allows the appliance to scale-up and use the cloud as a secondary tier of storage.

Stackable Appliances

Connect appliances for capacity expansion to scale and grow with your business, without over-committing resources.

Federated Search

Federated search lets users search across appliances and cloud-based data for always on, always available, always searchable archives even when email services are unavailable.

Comprehensive Mobile Apps

Barracuda Message Archiver offers flexible and full-featured mobile applications for Android and iOS devices, allowing users to use their mobile device to search, download, and respond to any email ever sent or received, even if deleted from the server. Because all email is indexed, search is often much faster than typical native mobile email applications and provides a much higher search success rate. Users can forward, reply, or resend email to themselves.

Exchange Stubbing

In order to reduce size of the Exchange Information Store, Barracuda message archiver employs Exchange Stubbing. Messages and attachments removed from the information store are kept on the Barracuda Message Archiver for easy access, which helps organizations minimize their Exchange storage to reduce costs, shrink Exchange backup windows, and simplify Exchange management.

PST Collector

 Barracuda Message Archiver PST Collector helps consolidate PST files into a single searchable location. PST Collector scans the network for PST files and imports them into Barracuda Message Archiver, maintaining folder structure. PST files can be imported directly into the Barracuda Message Archiver by administrators, end-users, or automated by PST Collector. Once imported, PST owners can be assigned or unassigned.

PST Enterprise for Message Archiver

 The advanced option in Barracuda message archiver gives administration the flexibility to systematically discover PST files throughout their organization and automatically determine and assign PST ownership even if the PST is password protected. Upon discovery, data can be imported or deleted by age or migrated into Barracuda Message Archivcer. Finally, administrators can automatically delete PST files. Once all PSTs have been imported, PST Enterprise for Message Archiver can disable the ability for PSTs to be created.

Instant Messager Archiving

Barracuda Message Archiver provides organizations with the ability to archive instant message (IM) conversations, conferences and other content from both the on-premises and online Office 365 versions of Lync and Skype for Business. IM content is kept securely alongside other archived enabling organizations to meet their compliance, eDiscovery, and storage management requirements.

Retention and Litigation Holds

Archiving email is usually done for storage reduction, also it can be done for eDiscovery. Barracuda message archiver offers customizable email retention rules and allows organizations to designate an auditor(s) to apply litigation holds on specific information. Litigation holds preserve the data from being tampered with until the litigation hold expires or is removed. 

Single Instance Storage

Barracuda Message Archiver uses single instance storage, a form of deduplication for both new and older messages. This minimizes both expensive tier-1 storage for email servers and backup windows needed to protect email data.

Message Import

Barracuda Message Archiver collects historical data from multiple sources, from production or legacy email servers. With Exchange integration, organizations are able to import contacts, calendars and tasks. The Barracuda Message Archiver is also able to import public folders from Microsoft Exchange.

Message Export

Users can easily export messages back to their mail server via their standard web interface and IT administrators and auditors can also export messages either in standard formats or to Barracuda’s CudaDrive file sync and share platform.

Powerful Searching

Barracuda Message Archiver offers easy-to-use search capabilities, ranging from the most basic search by a user for a misplaced email to advanced Boolean search strategies for an auditor during an eDiscovery request.

Standard Format Storage

 Barracuda Message Archiver stores archived email in a standard email format, so organizations can easily export the stored archived data to PST or .eml format. The desired content can also be forwarded to an Exchange server.

Usage Reports

Barracuda Message Archiver provides comprehensive reports on archiving activity, cost savings, and projected storage growth to help IT optimize how their infrastructure is used and deployed.

Email Agnostic

Barracuda Message Archiver uses journaling support to capture a real-time copy of all email, supporting standard compliant servers, e.g., Exchange, Office 365, Google Apps, Groupwise, and other solutions that support SMTP or POP.

Cloud Relay

Barracuda Cloud Relay Service is used as a secure interface to relay mail that was journaled in Microsoft Office 365 or the Google Apps hosted mail service to the Barracuda Message Archiver, which allows local archiving of cloud email applications to reduce costs and enhance security and access. 

Outlook Add-in

 Barracuda Message Archiver offers organizations a powerful Microsoft Outlook Add-in that gives end users easy access to archived mail and enables manual stubbing of email items.

Desktop Search

 Barracuda Message Archiver offers organizations running Windows or Mac operating systems an easy-to-use search tool that allows the end user to find historic or current mail.