Digital Data Archive and Preservation in the Cloud - What to Do and What not to Do

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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This session will appeal to Storage Vendors, Datacenter Managers, Developers, and those seeking a basic understanding of how best to implement a Cloud Storage Digital Archive and Cloud Storage Digital Preservation ser vice. In addition, we will discuss how these approaches result in a “greener” implementation versus traditional in-house implementations. This session will examine current challenges within the Public Cloud Storage Industry, delve into some specific services profiles, and address some best practices for utilizing cloud storage for archive and preservation needs.

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Attendees will learn about the challenges that companies currently face regarding how to leverage public cloud storage for digital data archiving and longer term preservation
Attendees will learn how to overcome the challenges of storing data in public clouds and how best to leverage the cloud
Attendees will learn how to define a cloud storage archive and preservation service so that they can use this to then evaluate different service providers