The Carestream Clinical Data Archive delivers a consolidated data storage and management solution for any data type, regardless of vendor. It converts proprietary image data into a vendor-neutral format that helps preserve data integrity and streamlines data sharing among authorized users and facilities. This enterprise-wide archive simplifies IT administrative functions and aims to reduce costs. Its multi-tier data repository uses XDS, XDS-I, WADO, DICOM and HL7 standards and accommodates non-DICOM objects. It can be implemented within any environment to protect users from future obsolescence.