MobileGuard acquired by Smarsh

Cloud-based information archiving solutions company Smarsh has acquired mobile communication monitoring company MobileGuard, the company said.

With the integration of its long-time partner, Smarsh has leveraged the acquired patented intellectual property and development resources to enhance its market-leading, comprehensive support for all types of mobile communication.

Smarsh now offers the only archiving solution that captures mobile/text content directly from leading telecom carriers. Organizations can retain and supervise mobile/text content no matter which operating systems, mobile carriers or devices (company-issued or Bring Your Own Device) the organization and its employees use.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Smarsh delivers a comprehensive and integrated stack of cloud-based information archiving applications and services that help companies protect themselves and manage risk. Its centralized platform provides a unified compliance and e-discovery workflow across the entire range of digital communications, including email, public and enterprise social media, websites, instant messaging and mobile messaging. Founded in 2001, it helps more than 20,000 organizations meet regulatory compliance, e-discovery and record retention requirements. The company is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with offices in New York City, Boston, Los Angeles and London.