High-speed WORM appliance.

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JVC has developed a write-once storage system, the high-speed WORM which incorporates mass permanent storage and fast access, within one individual unit, bringing together the normally incompatible attributes of high speed and security. The high-speed WORM requires little administration time, even during a system rebuild. Data can be accessed at the same speed as a hard disk drive. The appliance is secure and requires no secondary back-up.


The high-speed WORM has three principal elements. The first is a main archive where all fixed data resides. This data is tamperproof and, whether by accident or design, cannot be erased. The second element is a RAID system, which stores incoming data that can be retrieve within milliseconds. The third element is the JVC system software which manages the core DVD-R archiving and high-speed data retrieval.

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