Digital preservation (also known as substitute archiving) is the fundamental building block to achieve a complete dematerialization. It is in fact the legal/IT process, regulated by the Italian law, which allows to attribute to digital documents the same legal value as paper documents.
The storage system guarantees authenticity, integrity, reliability, readability and availability of electronic documents, as required by the CAD (article 44).
AgID (Agency for the Digitalization of Italy) defines the operational arrangements for the conservation activities. This is the nature and function of the system definition, organizational models, roles and functions of the parties involved, description of the process.
Siav is among the top 13 Accredited AgID Preservator (December 2014)
Official Preservators List