Backup Tape Policy

Effective Date: January 31, 2008

Last Reviewed: June 30, 2015

Review by: July 1, 2016

Policy Statement

Authorized operators and administrators of Meharry Medical College computer and network resources have a responsibility to protect those resources from accidental or intentional loss, alteration, or destruction. This policy provides guidelines for the rotation of backup tapes off site. 

Reasons for the Policy

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that information entrusted to IT and stored on the servers under its control is preserved in the event of a catastrophic loss of facilities, equipment, staff or other resources at the Computer Center on the Meharry campus. 

You can view the full policy to the right or by clicking here.