Plasmon’s New UDO Media Destroys Records, By Design
September 20, 2005 Alex Woodie
In the hit TV show “Mission: Impossible,” team members were told “this tape will self-destruct in five seconds,” and it always did, in a tiny puff of smoke. While AS/400 shops typically aren’t involved in fighting international espionage, they do need a (legal) way to keep the prying eyes of lawyers off their backups and archives. Plasmon recently unveiled a new line of Ultra Density Optical (UDO) media cartridges aimed at helping users comply with data-retention regulations, while limiting their legal exposure from keeping certain records unnecessarily long.
Companies today are grappling with a slew of new regulations, including SOX,