Magazine article Information Management

30% of IT Professionals Not Sure What Tape Archives Hold

Magazine article Information Management

30% of IT Professionals Not Sure What Tape Archives Hold

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E-RECORDS

New research from Kroll Ontrack reveals that despite the large volume of legacy data organizations often have stored on archive tapes, many IT departments don't have strong plans for managing it, leaving their organizations vulnerable to compliance and regulatory risks.

The study also found that 30% of more than 700 IT administrators surveyed from corporate and service provider IT shops around the world don't know what specific information is stored within their tape archives - even though 30% of them get daily or weekly requests for information stored there that is critical to e-discovery or internal audit.

The research suggests the combination of frequent backup data requests and poor data maps led to 22% of participants being unable to respond to restore requests from their organizations. …

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