Department of Natural Resources, Michigan Government: Archives of Michigan signs new deal to preserve historic electronic records
Just in time for National Electronic Records Day, which was Oct. 10, the State of Michigan has signed a new agreement to preserve electronic records. Michigan is the first state to sign a contract with Tessella to support the preservation of electronic records with historical value.
The State of Michigan has been seeking solutions for preserving electronic records with historical value since 1977. In June 2012, Tessella announced the availability of its new Preservica digital preservation technology. The State of Michigan decided to use Preservica because it is the only Web-based solution on the market that does not require the installation and customization of software locally. This provides a significant cost-savings to the state over other tools that require the installation, customization and maintenance of technology…read more visit http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153–288086–,00.html