WORM Disk

Definition(s)

  • A popular archival storage media during the 1980s. Acknowledged as the first optical disks, they are primarily used to store archives of data that cannot be altered. WORM disks are created by standalone PCs and cannot be used on the network, unlike CD-Rs.

Notes

  1. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.
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