archival storage


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archival storage

[′är‚kīv·əl ′stȯr·ij]
(computer science)
Storage of infrequently used or backup information that cannot be readily or immediately accessed by a computer system.
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The technical and financial advantages of professional optical technology for long-term record storage have convinced organizations worldwide to choose UDO as the foundation for their archival storage strategy.
Its sales success demonstrates strong demand for cost-effective, professional archival storage that helps organizations address regulatory requirements, protect against litigation and drive maximum value from information assets.
Finally, due to the small "fly height" and inherently reversible media, high data density magnetic disk storage is inherently incompatible with the need for both removable media and archival storage.
Headquartered in Irvine, DMI supplies a full line of products that focus on the archival storage and retrieval needs of business, government and institutions.
These properties create many unique opportunities and challenges for archival storage device suppliers.
Systems using rewritable magnetic disks cannot provide the same level of audit trail verification as true Write Once media and are challenged to meet archival storage regulations that demand stringent data authentication.
After reference data ages beyond its active or period of re-reference (suggest that 90-120 days is a good starting point), the data still needs to be retained and automated tape library storage remains the optimal choice and lowest overall cost solution for long-term archival storage.
Plasmon is the trusted source in archiving systems and provides the most comprehensive line of archival storage solutions, including the flagship UDO Archive Appliance product.
The second-wave of archival storage management is underway.
Two third-party archival data surveys - one designed for VARs and the other for end users - queried more than 350 resellers from across industries and storage environments and more than 450 IT staff and storage administrators from a cross section of functions and titles to discover the level of awareness of archival storage problems faced by IT staffs and to find out what current approaches they are using to meet long-term archiving requirements.
In delivering compliant archival storage and unmatched data longevity with very low TCO to the IT market, we are introducing UDO storage to users who may not have considered it as a strategy before, a significant milestone for Plasmon.