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This article is part of the Vol. 2 No. 3 May 2003 issue of Distance: the new mantra for disaster recovery
Fixed-content information has grabbed many storage headlines recently. And for good reasons: There's been an explosive growth of fixed-content storage, which has far surpassed the growth of other forms of enterprise data such as transactional or database information. Storage managers need to know what solutions are available today for fixed-content data. They also need guidelines for deciding how to choose the right solution for their business requirements. More importantly, they need to understand if implementing a fixed-content storage solution is right for their business. Fixed content is information that never changes after creation. It's actively referenced, typically shared among users and must be retained for a long period of time. Examples include: electronic documents, presentations and e-books; rich media such as movies, videos, digital photographs and audio files; check images and financial statements; bioinformatics, X-rays, MRIs and CAT scans; CAD/CAM diagrams and blueprints and e-mail messages. Unlike transactional information, fixed-content ... Access >>>
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