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Fujifilm Permivault Receives High Scores On Digital Preservation And Cloud Services Report

Instrumental, Inc. Report Identifies Permivault as a Leading Option for Reliable and Cost-Effective Data Protection and Archiving


Valhalla, N.Y., April 5, 2013 – FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc., a leader in data protection and archiving, today announced the results of a report written by Instrumental, Inc., an IT consulting firm,  that demonstrates the key benefits of Fujifilm’s PermivaultTM online storage service. The report cited Permivault as having numerous advantages over the competition as a solution for businesses and governments that need to store, protect and access their important archival data online.  
Fujifilm’s Permivault solution scored well in the study that compared a range of online storage solutions for organizations that are looking to move their critical data to an online storage model. In the March 11, 2013 Report on Digital Preservation and Cloud Services, Instrumental, Inc. identified Fujifilm’s Permivault as a leading option for online storage based on reliability, scalability and cost. The report specifically cited Permivault as having “very good to best capability” in data integrity, reliability, availability and total three year cost*1.
“Fujifilm’s Permivault is an innovative and cost-effective approach to online storage and archiving that gives businesses and governments the tools that they need to confidently keep and protect their data indefinitely,” said Peter Faulhaber, president, FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc.
“Given the recent Instrumental, Inc. report that identifies the capabilities and benefits that Permivault provides and Fujifilm’s continued commitment to data protection and archiving, our customers can be confident that their data is safe and accessible at all times.”
Fujifilm Permivault
Permivault is file based storage that combines the benefits of both disk and tape to deliver a storage platform that behaves like disk while delivering the cost, reliability and archival life advantages of tape storage. The key advantage of Permivault is that by using tape as the underlying storage technology, it ensures the overall reliability of the archive based on tape’s better error rate performance compared to disk.
To learn more about Permivault contact FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. at
1 Report on Digital Preservation and Cloud Services, pg. 24, The Minnesota Historical Society, March 11, 2013
About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division sells consumer and commercial photographic products and services including film, one-time-use cameras, online photo services and fulfillment, digital printing equipment and service. Motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions are also sold to the motion picture and broadcast industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the cinematography, broadcast, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada.  For more information, please visit:, or go to to follow Fujifilm on Twitter. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at
FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. is the US-based manufacturing, marketing and sales operations of professional broadcast video and data tape recording media for FUJIFILM Corporation. The company provides broadcast and data center customers and industry partners with a wide range of unique data protection and archive solutions. Based on a history of thin-film engineering and magnetic particle science such as Fujifilm NANOCUBIC technology, Fujifilm creates breakthrough data storage products. In 2011, Fujifilm had surpassed the 75 million milestone for the number of LTO Ultrium data cartridges manufactured since introduction, highlighting the company’s leadership and success as a manufacturer of mid-range and enterprise tape media. For more information on Fujifilm Recording Media products, customers can call 800-488-3854 or go to To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe free at
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2011, and in the year ended March 31, 2012, had global revenues of $27.8 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit
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