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NARA Addresses The Cloud

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has a new document that addresses agencies using “cloud computing”:

Addressing records management implications associated with cloud computing, NARA notes that, “Various cloud architectures lack formal technical standards governing how data is stored and manipulated in cloud environments. This threatens the long-term trustworthiness and sustainability of the data.”

See also: NARA Addresses Cloud Record Keeping, By Elizabeth Montalbano, InformationWeek (February 22, 2010).

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