Legacy Data

Definition(s)

  • Information the development of which an organization may have invested significant resources and has retained its importance, but has been created or stored by the use of software and/or hardware that has been rendered outmoded or obsolete.  1  2
  • Information in the development process that may have significant resources invested into it that has been produced and/or stored on software or hardware that has become obsolete.  3
  • Information created or stored on software and/or hardware that is outmoded or obsolete.  4

Notes

  1. Merrill Corporation, Electronic Discovery Glossary.
  2. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms
  3. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  4. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).