In the past, businesses that dealt with a large amount of paper documents would store them in either a microfilm or microfiche solution.
Perks Of Microfilm And Microfiche
This method of storing important documents was used because of the space saving qualities attributed to microfilm and microfiche storage solutions. Depending on the way they were stored, both microfilm and microfiche storage solutions provided companies with a very long lifespan, allowing companies to store a lot of important documents within the microfilm and microfiche. These storage solutions also eliminated the need to touch the original documents, allowing them to be preserved on the microfilm or microfiche.
Drawbacks of Microfilm And Microfiche
Although both microfilm and microfiche storage systems are widely used among large companies, this form of storage solutions has some disadvantages. For example, the scarcity of equipment that is needed to read the microfilm is increasing making it difficult to obtain the proper equipment to read the stored documents. Not to mention the fact that in this day and age, modern technology has created a digital world where microfilm and microfiche systems can’t hold up to the digital advances made in storage solutions.
The Way Of Digital Storage
There are a variety of reasons why more and more companies are turning to digital storage solutions to protect and preserve their important documents. The most important reason that most companies require storage and therefore prefer digital storage systems is to ensure that they can access the documents at any given time.
The Best Solution Is Scanning Services
Most organizations with large amount of microfilm or microfiche storage can now still reap the benefits that come with digital storage solutions. Instead of remaining in an archaic storage system, businesses that want to make the switch to digital storage solutions can simply convert all their files stored on microfilm or microfiche systems into digital files. This simplifies the process of a company transitioning into a more digital age appropriate business while still maintaining all their archived documents.
Bring Your Business Into The Digital Age With Micro Records
Micro Records can help your business upgrade your meetings and technology with the latest in paperless technology. For more information about how we can help your business utilize proactive monitoring, transition to doing things digitally, get rid of sensitive documents securely, or benefit from new technology solutions, visit us online or give us a call at (877) 410-SCAN. For more tips on transitioning your business to paperless document management, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, and Flickr.