Although many businesses, organizations and institutions have relied on microfilm to archive their media for historical purposes, it’s now more efficient and in some cases a requirement to convert microfilm over to digital media as the initial source for records management. Microfilm conversion services can be a lengthy, technical and specialized process. If you are seeking to hire a company to convert your microfilm, it’s important to know what questions to ask in order to receive quality microfilm conversion services.
Topics: microfilm, Microfilming Services, Microfilm Scanning Services
To offset the risk of technology obsolescence, microfilming services remains a viable and low-cost media for storing information for the long haul. Although most companies rely on digital records and information, major drawbacks surface with long-term storage. Experts acknowledge electronic media has a five to seven year life before it will need to be migrated to another platform.
Topics: MES Hybrid Document Systems, microfilm, Microfilming Services