records management app vs basic file server

what are the main benefits of using a formal records management system for your files as opposed to a plain windows file server? what are the business drivers in using records management systems over plain windows file servers, i.e. technically what does it acheive?
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A file server is just a place to store files and has no way to validate any information inside that file.

A records management system manages records within a file.  It will validate the records contain the required data in the required fields and that the data meets specific requirements.  Example, if you require a phone number, a RMS system will force you to enter a phone number and force you to enter something that resembles a phone number.

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