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backup

1 a duplicate computer, data file, equipment, or procedure for use in the event of equipment failure.
2 The act of creating another copy of a file, group of files, or an entire computer hard drive.

backup

Informatics A function that allows users to copy one or more files to a storage pool to protect against data loss. See Incremental backup, Mirroring, Selective backup. Cf Restore.

backup

Anything that serves to replace a function or system that fails.
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SANs allow the application servers and backup servers to see the same disk storage systems.
We are pleased that AmeriVault has selected Asigra as the platform to deliver their flagship ServerVault backup service to their targeted customers.
Evolving SLAs dictate shorter backup windows to reduce departmental downtime, while government regulations dictate fast and ongoing access to more and more data.
Each day an incremental Exchange backup is performed to copy new log files.
This certification lets BrightStor ARCserve Backup users know they can enjoy the technical advantages of ATTO's Diamond Virtual Tape Storage Array without such disruptions--ensuring that they can reap its benefits quickly and cost-effectively.
In addition, traditional batch-style, tape-based backup has been, and continues to be, a costly, labor-intensive process with frequent manual intervention and great potential for error.
Buy a tape backup system that can hold the entire hard drive(s) on one tape.
Backup application certifications: Both CA and CommVault certified the ExaGrid system for use with Brightstor ARCserve Backup and Galaxy via a rigorous compatibility testing process.
ILM data archiving is distinct from backup operations as ILM archiving moves the operational, non-critical data into long-term storage, whereas backup protects critical data before it can be archived.
With the second method, a backup agent and scripting interaction can be used so file-level backups of the guest can be performed on the VCB proxy server.
It's important to understand that both systems store their backups in such a way that they can restore data just as fast (if not faster) than a traditional backup system.
0, Working With VMware Infrastructure 3, Provides Robust Enterprise-level Image Backup and Restore