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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 seminar also covered customer success stories and demonstrations of VMware's leading disaster recovery solutions.
For this reason, they are an ideal component of disaster recovery solutions, providing both the lowest cost and the highest density virtualized servers available.
The adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" cannot be more applicable than to disaster recovery planning efforts.
Comdisco Disaster Recovery Services is a division of Comdisco Inc.
In addition, personal disaster recovery software should offer businesses other types of recovery mechanisms such as complete backup recovery from an existing static system image either stored on the same PC or on external media such as a USB-based external hard drive or stored across multiple CDs / DVDs which are self booting.
The firm tests its disaster recovery plans for both the IT data center and local offices.
This guide includes a seven-page summary of what disaster recovery planning is, what should go into a disaster recovery plan, and a checklist of critical points in a disaster plan that must not be overlooked.
As the first step toward this goal, the two parties are entering into a joint research and development partnership to establish a CNIC/FalconStor laboratory to develop data protection and remote disaster recovery solutions for the Chinese government and enterprises.
Data is one of two irreplaceable corporate assets, second only to loss of life," writes Dennis Wenk in an article in the Disaster Recovery Journal (Winter 2004, "Is 'Good Enough' Storage Good Enough for Compliance?
The disaster recovery committee should have a list of employees with home addresses and telephone numbers.
Arkeia, the Linux leader, engineered the first disaster recovery solution for Linux.

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