SharePoint Archiving

Secure Archiving with SharePoint / Microsoft 365

The AuditProof Add-on enables easy use of SharePoint as a secure and legally admissible e-archive. Simple installation without additional hardware.

  • Less costs and expenditures
  • GAAB compliance for Austria and Germany according to IDW PS880
  • Compatible with backup and BLOB-offloading solutions


Legally Compliant Document Archiving

As of version 2010, auditors generally confirm that SharePoint can be used as a legally compliant e-archive for storing documents, especially electronic invoices, under certain conditions. However, a closer look reveals that a concrete, compliant implementation requires detailed expertise, complex configuration, and extensive organizational measures. With our AuditProof Add-on, you can solve this problem easily and sustainably.

Secure Mode

Automatic Monitoring

After installation, SharePoint is put into a “secure” mode and is automatically monitored to ensure it remains so. This minimizes the necessary organizational measures. Digital signatures with timestamps on all documents additionally ensure their integrity.


How it works


Benefits of the Solution


You do not need additional hardware, resulting in significant cost savings. The easy-to-install add-on also does not require high organizational effort.


Benefit from high transparency and user-friendliness. You can start without lengthy training.

GAAB Compliance

The solution is GAAB compliant for Austria and Germany according to IDW PS880, verified by one of the Big Four auditors.


Why is legally compliant archiving of relevant electronic documents and records so important?

On one hand, it is in the company’s own interest to store business-relevant documents in a way that protects them from unauthorized deletion or manipulation. On the other hand, in Austria and Germany, the respective corporate and tax laws have specific requirements regarding the quality and duration of the storage of certain documents.

Compliance with these requirements is typically reviewed by internal auditing (if present) and an appointed auditor during regular audits. On the other hand, from a risk perspective, the tax office’s auditor in the event of a tax audit is probably even more important.

These requirements include, for example…