Backup Your Gmail with GmailVault for Free
If you have been wondering on what would happen to the emails saved in your Gmail account if ever Gmail crashed and or your account gets locked out by Google (yes, they can block access to your account if it violates the Gmail TOS), then GmailVault could be the solution you need!
GmailVault is a utility that allows you to backup your Gmail emails and chat on your local computer, along with all the labels, that are present in your Gmail account. This makes it a local replica of your gmail account, that works at a blazing fast speed. Whenever you connect to internet, it will automatically connect and get emails from your Gmail account. Even if you have mistakenly deleted an important email from your Gmail account, you still find and restore that from your local archive. The extended search features of GmailVault also makes it extremely easy to find an old email from potentially millions of archived emails.
GmailVault comes with innovative mail storage technology developed by DigitalGlue which drastically compresses the storage space required for archiving very large amount of emails. GmailVault is free software and meant for personal use and you can go ahead and download this application from http://gmailvault.com/download/.
BTW, If you are a business and are looking for a simple, yet effective solution to backup and archive all your email communication on the cloud, have a look at the Diadem MailVault email monitoring and archiving solution, which is developed by the same crew behind GmailVault.