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Selecting the Best Archival Storage Architecture for Your Needs

Published: 21 August 2014

ID: G00267518

Analyst(s): Garth Landers , Valdis Filks , Sheila Childs


Managing secondary data in the form of an archive has evolved from a way to improve backup performance to a richer set of data management services. Storage and data management architects can use this information to design their archive infrastructures.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Selecting the Right Archival Storage
    • Disk
    • Tape
    • Cloud
  • Optical Media

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