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archive

noun A collection of historical documents or records.
verb To store and file images or data for future retrieval and/or analysis.

archive

(ar′kīv″) [Fr. fr. L. fr. Gr. archeia, public offices]
1. A database; a bank of stored information.
2. A location in which documents, images, or records are preserved.
archival (ar-kī′văl), adjectivearchivist (ar′kĭ-vist)
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Compliance with data retention regulations and policy-based management programs such as information lifecycle management can make valuable use of storage and backup monitoring and reporting tools.
The Council of Ministers has debated data retention on a number of occasions.
You can reduce the storage and operational costs associated with data retention, and reduce the cost of compliance, by matching the storage medium to the access and performance requirements corresponding to the business value of the data.
Statewatch suggested on August 20 that a draft framework decision on data retention, currently being examined by the Council of Ministers, introduces an obligation to retain "traffic data" (all data transmitted via electronic communications networks) for a duration of between 12 and 24 months.
The fact is, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the backup, recovery, archival and data retention needs of every small to medium business.

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