This Enterprise Vault software provides a flexible archiving framework to enable the discovery of content held within email, file system and collaborative environments, while helping to reduce storage costs and simplifying management. Enterprise Vault manages content via automated, policy-controlled archiving to online stores for active retention and seamless retrieval of information. The built-in powerful search and discovery capabilities of Enterprise Vault are complemented by specialized client applications for corporate governance, risk management and legal protection. Central to every organization is the creation and ongoing management of the archive and its contents. Enterprise Vault software is designed to deliver the capability to securely retain archived data in such a way that it can be fully exploited and expired when it is no longer required.