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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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The first step in creating a disaster recovery plan is to form a disaster recovery plan/crisis management team, which will be responsible for creating and maintaining the plan, and managing it in the event of any business interruption.
Respondents to a survey of more than 600 business continuity and disaster recovery professionals in New England reported only 16% of companies tested their continuity plans more than twice a year and 10% tested their plans less than once a year.
The major conclusion and lesson to be learned: The 9/11 tragedy is very likely to spur use of the Internet and Internet protocol (IP)-based networking as the next generation of disaster recovery plans evolve.
Combining unrivaled technical expertise, 24/7/365 monitoring and a state-of-the-art data center, PrimeVault Disaster Recovery and Hosting Services provide flexible and scalable solutions that support the recovery of critical systems and the continuity of business operations in the event of a disaster.
Tape has been a de facto standard for backup and recovery for years, but corporations are realizing that it doesn't have the ability on its own to handle all of their disaster recovery requirements.
Committee members should maintain a current list of outside sources whose services would be used in the disaster recovery process (for example, computer vendors and the telephone company).
0 Linux disaster recovery system is able to boot off a wide range of devices, including: IDE, SCSI or USB CDROM/DVDROM drives, USB keys, and a network-attached boot server.
At Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie, NY, a program is employed that includes a variety of components ranging from working with a business continuity partner like IBM to offsite storage of backup tape with Iron Mountain to internal disaster recovery and disk imaging software from Acronis Inc.
Disaster Recovery is the Primary Applications Being Sought by Those Considering Managed Services
Nevertheless, the majority of large financial services firms developing updated disaster recovery plans in response to the white paper have elected to extend the four key practices to their retail banking and trading functions.
0 gives customers enterprise-class capabilities to help plan and prepare for disaster recovery scenarios.

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