Gartner Research

Managing Data for Decommissioned Systems

Published: 12 January 2017

ID: G00359767

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


Eleven members share their views regarding decommissioning and archiving strategies for commercial IT systems including recent experiences decommissioning their IT systems, data archiving methods, including the specific tools they use for this purpose. Members also share their experience regarding complying with legal requirements and internal policies for storing, providing access to, and ultimately disposing of data contained in decommissioned systems.

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