Judge went on to aks what happens to the tapes that have done the backups. "
Judge went on to aks what happens to the tapes that have done the backups. "Where do you store those tapes when they’re full? Pick up them in a truck and drive to somewhere off-site? They can get dropped while travelling or damaged. And even if you can lay your hands on the right tape the search interfaces for finding that stuff are very clumsy. If you find the right haystack, you have trouble finding the needle."
Vendors have been warning of problems over archiving for years and the News International case is a prime example of how things can go wrong. It's not clear what happened to the company's email - whether they were lost and re-appeared, whether they were never lost and kept hidden until the right moment. Whatever the truth, it's a fearsome warning to keep archiving up-to-date and invest heavily in a new techno