It's pretty expensive. Depending on your options. Also check this link for other vendors. http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/partners/archivingandcompliance.asp Part No. Solution Component QTY Unit cost Total BIC-MA1413 EmailXtender Base License 1 $0.00 $0 LIC-M01427 EmailXtender Tier 2 (over 25 licenses) 350 $50.00 $17,500 LIC-M01500 DiskXtender Data Manager 1 $1,899.00 $1,899 LIC-001587 DiskXtender Centera 2TB Module 1 $19,799.00 $11,699 LIC-M01600 DiskXtender Centera Compliance Module - only needed if retention is enforced - 1 $12,699.00 $12,699 License (List Price) Total $43,797 Discount on Software 40% ($17,518.80) Discounted Software Total $26,278.20 SUP-000028 1 Year Tech Support, 7x24x365 1 6% $2,627.82 UPD-000900 1 year software update service 1 15% $6,569.55 CON-000160 QuilStartz Installation for Basic Realtime Archive 1 $7,200.00 $7,200.00 CON-000161 QuilStartz Installation for DX2000 & Centera 1 $4,600.00 $4,600.00 MKT-001400 Legato Media Kit 1 $15 $15.00 ________________________________ From: Dave stevens [mailto:london31uk@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 12:04 PM To: [ExchangeList] Subject: [exchangelist] RE: GFI Mailarchiver - is that the best way to go? http://www.MSExchange.org/ The company I used to work for implemented this solution, and if I remember quite well, it was a nightmare to get it working this was about 2yr ago, but would have thought they have sorted this out in newer versions. My big question is cost, because somehow GFI Marc v3 still appears to be good value, but not quite sure it does all I want.