Records Storage

Types of Microform, Their Differences, and Their Uses

Generally categorized as microfilm along with microfiche and aperture cards, microfilm is a series of microsized images stored on a reel of photographic film. The images are roughly 1/25 of the original page size, and besides having a capacity of 2,000+ images, microfilm can also have a shelf life...

What’s the Difference Between Microfilm and Microfiche?

Microform storage is a method used to save space by shrinking down documents and storing them on photographic film. There are two kinds of microform—microfilm and microfiche. Microfilm is a roll of images, much like a movie reel, while microfiche is a flat sheet of microfilm. Because the documents...

How Records Storage Simplifies Record Retention

Some might picture a document storage service only as a place to store old file boxes. But the value extends beyond just freeing up extra space. At storage facilities, your boxes are labeled with barcodes that not only provide a way to securely monitor your records, but also an option...

How to Track Retention With Off-Site Storage

Off-site storage offers a secure way to store your sensitive documents while also keeping them safe from environmental damage like fire or flooding. But if you work in an industry that requires records retention, you may be concerned about how off-site storage can make sure you’re staying compliant. Luckily, managing...

Record Storage & Management: The Top Three Features to Have

When it comes to records storage and management there are several key cornerstones to a well-put-together program. Requiring a delicate balance between security, cost, and efficiency, learn more in this video about how to evaluate records management programs and the top steps you can take to improve your own....

Offsite Records Storage’s Benefits

Rather than filing cabinets taking up space in corners, implementing offsite storage with a records management program opens up multiple opportunities to streamline daily workflow and save money during the process. In this video and transcription learn more about what offsite records storage is, how it saves companies money,...

How Facilities Bundle Storage and Shredding

You’ve made the decision to store your records in a facility. You’ve been able to access files when necessary, but now some of your records have reached their expiry date. What should you do? Shred Outdated Documents Most record storage facilities offer a plan for records at the end...

How to Calculate How Many Boxes You Have to Store

If you’re taking the step to utilizing the many benefits of a records storage service, first you’ll need to calculate the amount of documents you need stored. By figuring out the volume of documents you need stored, you can get a decent estimation of how much your storage project...