The archives contain data that is no longer accessed regularly, but still has value for the company. Data is archived for a defined time, according to company policy and according to legal requirements for data storage. In addition, the archive must be fully cataloged and indexed so that searching for data in it should not take forever.
The electronic archive is therefore a place where the company stores no longer used, but still important data. There are some archive storage systems available on the market. The most common use hard disks, magnetic tapes or optical media (CD, DVD, Blue-Ray). However, various combinations of technologies (hybrid systems) are also used. The archives contain data that is no longer accessed regularly, but still has value for the company.