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<and that this kind of overkill is not only unnecessary, but potentially
dangerous because of all the extraneous information you end up retaining.>

Not to mention the time and staff resources wasted wading through all the
extraneous information to retrieve important information in a timely manner.

Ginny Jones
(Virginia A. Jones, CRM)
Records Manager
Information Technology Division
Newport News Dept. of Public Utilities
Newport News, VA
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Medina [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 4:59 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: The Quest for Indestructible E-mail
>
>
> This is the same type of system being promoted by Iron
> Mountain for their
> clients in the financial services sector to "be compliant"
> with the SEC
> rulings =)
>
> In a past article in RAIN, they made mention of an "E-Mail management
> system" they had installed for a client that included:
>
> - A server locally for E-Mail
> - A remote backup "hot" server that mirrored the local server
> - A THIRD server for disaster recovery
>
> All of which included all the E-Mail without any concern for
> content, and
> all intended to retain ALL E-Mail messages for 7 years to
> remain consistent
> with (their interpretation) of the SEC requirements.
>
> The article estimated the storage requirements in Tb to
> support this system
> and detailed the storage and support costs, which were
> somewhere in excess
> of $250,000/yr per X Tb of storage/support.
>
> Somehow, it seems SOMEONE isn't getting the message across to the
> organizations what is required to be in compliance with the
> legislation,
> and that this kind of overkill is not only unnecessary, but
> potentially
> dangerous because of all the extraneous information you end
> up retaining.
>
>
> @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
> Larry Medina
> ...not all information is created equal !!
>
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