How Much Does It Cost To Store Your Paper
has been stored on paper for hundreds of years, yet we estimate that every
page that you hang on to, can cost you up to 4p per year just to store it.
Current developments in scanner and storage technology now makes it
possible to convert your paper records to digital format, easily and
The images of up to 300,000
A4 pages can be stored on a single DVD and a removable hard disk costing
£100 can hold at least 300,000,000 images!
what are the advantages of digitising your paper?
valuable office space can be freed for more productive uses.
- At the
touch of the keyboard, all your original records and files, including
manuscript notes, can be called up on your PC, printed out or routed as
people can have access to the same document at the same time, either by
an internal network or via the internet.
copies of your data can be held in various locations; and with some
additional software your records can even be sorted, collated and
analysed, a feature that cannot be achieved with paper records.
documents can be converted to character (e.g. word) format for editing