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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.
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backup

Anything that serves to replace a function or system that fails.
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SunGard Availability Services, part of the SunGard Group and a provider of backup and recovery solutions, yesterday announced its new Secure2Disk backup and recovery solution which is powered by EMC's (NYSE: EMC) Data Domain deduplication storage systems and which can provide organisations with on-site operational restart capabilities and off-site recovery while integrating with an organisation's existing backup software.
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