Optimizing your backup tape rotation strategy
Backups are a primordial part of any corporate disaster recovery plan, so to maximize their effectiveness you have to keep your data as long as you can, on the least number of medias possible. We don't want to have 600 tapes sitting uselessly in an expensive out-of-location vault when there's a way to only have a few. Backup tapes can be expensive and secure storage space is even more so.
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