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Press Release - Elire Group collaborates with Microsoft on a trial for long-term archival storage

01st June 2022 -- Elire Group, with Global Music Vault, is dedicated to sourcing, safeguarding, and celebrating the world’s most valuable music, where the mission is to pass on the world’s music to the next generations forever.

Microsoft is using recent discoveries in ultrafast laser optics and machine learning to store data in glass. Their research project, ‘Project Silica’, is the first-ever storage technology designed and built from the media up, specifically for the cloud. Elire Group has collaborated with Microsoft to create a dedicated Proof of Concept (PoC) glass platter, where a sample selection of some of the world’s most important music data and files is curated, ensuring it is stored in the platter for posterity.

Elire Group_GMV and Microsoft Project Silica
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