Capture & Archive Slack Data with Merge1


Slack is a messaging and collaboration platform for teams.

Slack’s features include real-time messaging, archiving and search. The Cloud-based platform can be accessed via a range of devices and platforms. Plus, it integrates with other apps, such as Skype for video calls. Used by over 5M users and 60,000 active teams, Slack is one of the most popular enterprise collaboration platforms.

Communications taking place over Slack can easily be archived when adding Merge1 to your existing infrastructure. As opposed to other archiving compliance solutions, which require sending your workforce’s critical, sensitive communications to a third party data store, Merge1 captures Slack communications and stores them in your existing email archive, whether on-prem (e.g. Veritas Enterprise Vault) or in the Cloud (e.g. Microsoft Office 365).

Once archived, Slack communications can be retained, supervised for compliance and searched for eDiscovery and internal Information Governance.


Merge1 excels in helping archive Slack communications.

  • Captures emails and chats.
  • Updates automatically to support vendor schema changes.
  • Archives custom headers (where applicable) to allow for easy search.
  • Archives attachments.
  • Preserves headers, original message time and other data for accurate search and retrieval during eDiscovery.
  • Captures channel communications.
  • Supports private channel communications.
  • Produces a similar look and feel as the native message.
  • Combines chats into easy to read threads.


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