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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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Barracuda Networks Inc., Campbell, Calif., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, has completed the acquisition of BitLeap, an innovative provider of local and offsite data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
For example, if you backup twice a day your RPO would be 12 hours, which is the maximum amount of data loss that could occur between backup images.
Since you've probably downloaded a bunch of applications from the Internet over the years and stored them all on your hard drive, I suggest you decide which you want to keep and burn them onto high-capacity CDs so you will have a backup and can easily install them on the new computer.
Toronto's Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning also considered Tivoli but instead went with storage and backup technology from CommVault Systems.
--FastBit II: More Data, Less Bandwidth --Release 6.1 includes the latest version of NovaStor's patented FastBit II technology reducing the size and duration of data transfers by up to 90% and allows backup for very large files sizes (greater than 6GB).
Secura Backup has a built-in scheduler and rotation queue.
Additionally, the Arkeia DB2 plug-in includes a "userexit" feature that utilizes push technology to automatically initiate client-side archive log backup.
The size of backup copies is practically unlimited: Action Backup supports the zip64 format making it possible to add large files (including multimedia files and databases) to backup copies, which is definitely an advantage of the product.
The chosen solution must integrate with applications that have a native backup package and ensure integrity by accessing data through applications instead of at the database, filesystem, or disk levels.
The ABSplus incorporates a QuickRestore module to further enhance its disaster recovery and backup capabilities.
"SDP minimizes system and application outages, increases administrator productivity and provides superior backup performance.
By creating a standard, reusable backup profile, new backup sets can be defined in seconds.