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data protection

A UK term referring to the safeguarding of personal information from unauthorised use, which is covered by the Data Protection Acts 1984, superseded by the Data Protection Act 1998 (which came into force in 2000) and the Computer Misuse Act 1990, and which includes eight principles to safeguard personal data held on individuals. (See Data Protection Act 1988.)
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IT shops must choose between tape-centric backup and recovery, which offers lower levels of data protection, characterized by slower and unreliable restores and data that strays beyond systems' control, or disk-centric data protection which offers great benefits in data protection and availability, but comes at a steep price that will only accelerate with data growth.
Reliaty Backup is the only data protection software to reduce media costs in a heterogeneous environment by offering the ability to intermingle data from different platforms on a single tape.
is a leading provider of Adaptive Data Protection solutions, enabling global enterprises around-the-clock protection of mission critical applications.
But when data moves beyond the firewall to the remote office additional layers of data protection are required.
Recovery management can be used to overcome the limitations of existing "point in time" oriented data protection products for application environments where backup window, RPO and RTO are issues.
Righteous Software currently produces Continuous Data Protection solutions designed for data centers, Web hosting providers, and other firms using Linux servers.
Backup and restore products are typically at the core of a data protection solution.
During the most recent twelve months of SEPATON market success, customers are deploying larger systems more quickly and as a primary component of data protection.
Different levels of data protection exist and, as expected, higher levels of data protection cost more to implement.
Nasdaq: FALC), the leading developer of data protection solutions, today announced plans to provide FalconStor's PrimeVault[R]_ Data Protection services throughout China.
For many organizations, specifically the SMB (small to medium business), the difference between survival and closure rests on its data protection technology and its ability to recovery from a data disaster.

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