A Texas-sized cloud storage challenge

GCN speaks to Jelain Chubb at Texas State Library and Archives Commission on the move to Preservica and AWS GovCloud to safeguard and provide access to state records.

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission had a Texas-sized job on its hands when it was tasked with securely preserving all the records produced during former Gov. Rick Perry’s administration. Those materials totaled some seven terabytes of data and 4,000 cubic feet of paper. On top of that, there were 26 terabytes of other electronic records. According to Jelain Chubb, the state archivist and director of the Archives and Information Services Division at TSLAC, data included everything from digitized audio cassettes from the Texas State Senate to video files, emails, databases, maps, photo collections, post cards and more”.… here to read on

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