A deep archive is a storage location
for data that will
probably not be accessed again, but must be kept in case of a compliance audit or
some other business reason.
used for deep archives is
usually less expensive and has lower performing options. Commonly used options include tape media for the low cost and object storage for the
capacity benefits. Data in a deep archive is also usually replicated for backup purposes.Though restoring data from a deep
archive is time consuming, moving data that won't be used again to low-cost storage means the
enterprise can save money and better handle capacity growth without compromising the data's
See also: data
Contributor(s): Sarah Wilson
This was last updated in December 2013
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