This solution provides an efficient way to add historical data to their active archives as well and addresses the huge liability risk corporations face when dealing with large collections of backup tapes
which were originally intended for disaster recovery purposes.
are typically rated to be used from 5,000 to a half million times, depending on the type of tape.
The only source of recovery from multiple-drive failures or complete hardware failure is a backup tape
Tape Restoration Trusted Data Solutions can restore, catalog and process every backup tape
format, optical disk format, and logical format that has been in commercial use over the past three decades.
While backup tapes
were originally intended for near term recovery from full system failures, today they are often retained for long periods of time and have become de facto archives, albeit archives with duplicative and often outdated or obsolete data.
With this direct approach, the firm is providing corporate clients a more controlled and secure environment to access evidence contained on backup tapes
RenewData's Backup Tape
Liability Management Service uses a secure process to quickly evaluate the content of backup tapes
and reduce the ongoing storage costs associated with unnecessarily retaining tapes not required for a corporation's legal, regulatory, or retention management purposes.
Nor are the discovery issues that have presented themselves novel; the discovery under dispute is routine discovery of e-mail on active servers, archives, and backup tapes
, an issue likely to be familiar to most records and information managers, many of whom have had to undertake similar discovery at their own organizations.
Many corporations have accumulated a large number of backup tapes
because of overlapping litigation holds and business acquisitions.
Other costs are attributable to the inadvertent over-replication of data--for every megabyte file that is created, there exists 10-15 megabytes of that file residing on multiple full backup tape
sets, HSM tapes, archive tapes, and replication disks.
Index Engines, the leader in enterprise discovery solutions, today announced that Constantine & Aborn Advisory Services, LLC (CAAS), a premier litigation consulting company, has selected Index Engines as its technology provider of choice for the electronic discovery of backup tape
Iron Mountain is not aware of any incident in which the physical loss of a backup tape
resulted in the unauthorized access of personal information.