Smarsh and Actiance Complete Merger, Combine Forces Under the Smarsh Brand

Sep 27, 2018


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Smarsh, helping customers get ahead of the risk within their electronic communications, announced it has completed its merger with Actiance, and the combined company will operate under the Smarsh brand. Smarsh has also launched its new Connected Suite of product offerings, encompassing electronic communications capturearchivingsupervisione-discovery, and control. The Suite is designed to help customers embrace the growing number of communication channels that drive business and to meet their electronic communications retention and oversight obligations.

In 2017, K1 Investment Management announced the acquisition of Actiance, a pioneer in communications compliance, archiving, and analytics, for the purpose of combining with Smarsh. The combined company now serves more than 6,500 customers globally, with specialized solutions for financial services organizations, government agencies, and companies with record keeping, supervision, and e-discovery obligations. Smarsh provides product and service engagements fitting customers of all sizes, offering on-premise and cloud capture, and multi-tenant and private, single-tenant cloud archiving deployments. It supports the capture and archiving of more than 80 content types, a number that is growing. Smarsh employs more than 600 employees worldwide, with increased engineering and support scale, coverage and capacity.

The Smarsh Connected Suite is a new product framework leveraging the familiar, best-of-breed technologies from both Actiance and Smarsh. The Archiving Platform from Smarsh and the Actiance suite (Alcatraz, Vantage and Socialite), both recently recognized as 2018 Trend-Setting Products, benefit from the convergence of each other’s unique capabilities, as well as the new level of scale, development, and investment resources from the combined organization.


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