Why Traditional Storage Systems Don ’ t Help Us Save Stuff Forever

  title={Why Traditional Storage Systems Don ’ t Help Us Save Stuff Forever},
  author={Mary Ellen Baker and Kimberly Keeton and Sean Martin},
We are in the midst of an unprecedented transformation from physical to virtual assets. Online contracts, digital photographs, digitized movies, music, technical journals, corporate records, web sites, and government documents are just a few examples of valuable digital assets that organizations would often like to preserve for long periods of time – not just for years, but for decades or even forever. Unfortunately, long-term preservation remains a huge challenge due to the unusual nature of… CONTINUE READING
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