White Papers, Webinars, Podcasts and Videos

The Alliance is dedicated to being a trusted resource for impartial, vendor-neutral information about active archive storage environments. We are constantly striving to provide updated information, education and resources all in one place. As technology continues to evolve, we will do the same in order to keep the industry up-to-date on the latest technology solutions and implementations related to active archive.

White Papers

The Impact of AI/ML on Active Archiving – ESG Research

Active Archive and the State of the Industry 2023 – Active Archive Alliance

Active Archive and the State of the Industry 2022 – Active Archive Alliance

Mitigating Ransomware through Active Archive Solutions – DCIG

Active Archive and the State of the Industry 2021 – Active Archive Alliance

OTFormat Specification – Fujifilm Recording Media

Containing the Archival Avalanche – Horison

Using an Active Archive to Reduce Storage Costs – QStar Technologies

eDiscover and Healthcare Record Retention – Harmony Healthcare IT

Active Archive and the State of the Industry 2019 – Active Archive Alliance

Tape Takes Aim at Unprecedented Data Growth – Tape Storage Council

Active Archive and the State of the Industry 2018 – Active Archive Alliance

Archival Data Storage: Planning for the Archive Avalanche – Horison

LTFS: Fueling the Tape Transformation – Horison

RAIT: Rapid Transit for Mass Storage – Horison

Tape Technology Report: For Tape It’s a New Game with New Rules – Horison



Healthcare Legacy Data Management: Patient Matching + EMPI Technology (MediQuant)
Healthcare Legacy Data Management: Application Inventory and Planning (MediQuant)


  • A Data Protection Conversation with The Active Archive Alliance Founder Molly Presley (Video)

  • What is an Active Archive?

  • What is the Active Archive Alliance?

  • Using Tape in Active Archive to Store Scientific Data

Alliance Members & Sponsors