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The Enterprise Archive Defined
Archiving is the process of moving inactive data from primary disk-based storage to an easy-to-access secondary storage tier. The objective of archiving is to gain cost and operational efficiencies while reliably protecting information for the long-term. An Enterprise Archive is the mission-critical facility for storing information vital to a large organization so that it is always accessible and available and can be retained for decades.
AuthorGeorge Crump Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland
George Crump is Founder and Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, an analyst firm focused on the storage market place. Storage Switzerland works with end-users, suppliers and integrators with various consulting activities including white papers, presentations, case studies and lab testing. Mr. Crump has been working in the IT field since 1984 in positions with manufacturers and leading network integrators prior to focusing on storage in 1994.