The Archive Software for Files product selection guide includes list of criteria to consider when regarding archiving software. Some of the questions need to be filled in for the specific environment where archiving is to be used. The assumption before using the guide is that the value and process for archiving of data is well understood. This is meant to be used in conjunction with the Archive Software Matrix. Also of considertion is the Archive Evaluation Guide the top ten Eval(u)Scale criteria, with which we rank the products.
Major question areas included in the workbook are Environment, Operational, and Feature/Functions.