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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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Worst Retention Practices Have information retention plans Top-Tier Companies 71% Bottom-Tier Companies 27% Use backup software for archiving Top-Tier Companies 26% Bottom-Tier Companies 49% Percentage of unnecessary backup data Top-Tier Companies 10% Bottom-Tier Companies 50% Percentage of backup storage is legal holds Top-Tier Companies 20% Bottom-Tier Companies 60% Source: Symantec Note: Table made from bar graph.
They have also has done away with tiered pricing for backup storage and reduced the overall cost by more than 70 percent in many cases for its monthly storage charges.
If you've been working with the same computer system for any length of time, finding enough backup storage inevitably becomes a challenge.
SyncSort software, with redundant backup storage systems placed in different campus locations, and tape backup to an ADIC Scalar system get the job done.
While the use of disk as a backup storage media brings great benefits, the sheer volume of primary data growth in the enterprise causes extraordinary disk capacity requirements in the data protection infrastructure.
Dubbed the "TeraStorus," the Stirling X524 is a 5U rackmount backup storage server with 24 hot-swappable SATA disk drive bays suitable for 6 TB of scalable storage Routine progressive or full backups can be easily scheduled within multiple OS platforms for full interoperability in heterogeneous environments.
It also includes checklists for recording contingency planning information such as emergency remote access routines, network configurations, backup storage locations, hardware and software inventories, and manual circulation procedures.
"Recently, we saw a need to integrate a backup storage solution that was economical, scalable, and easily managed within our existing storage infrastructure," said Ed Yee, director of IT operations, nVidia Corporation.
For 100 megabytes of backup storage, a one year subscription costs $69.00 and 250 megabytes of backup storage costs $144.95 for a one year subscription.
In the end, though, the best that chairman Alan Bates could announce was a deal with Compaq Computer Corp to promote its new Type II drives with the hardware giant's Aero 8000 handheld PCs as an additional or backup storage device.
From a business perspective, Verbatim now operates four business units: floppy disks and new business opportunities; backup storage; optical products; and imaging supplies.
The data cartridge system has proven to be a simple enough backup storage system for anyone at the location to operate.