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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.

backup

Anything that serves to replace a function or system that fails.
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Online data backup is an important supplement to storing data on tapes.
The MSRP for NTI Pocket Data Backup is $19.99 and is available now to download at NTI's online store for just $9.99: www.NTIcorp.com
Based on content addressable and advanced compression technologies, remote data backup solutions are efficient in both bandwidth and storage space.
The company product line consists of programs for online data backup, ERM, and other apps.
The company said that the new release of its data backup, business continuity and disaster recovery service allows managed services providers (MSP) to protect multiple Exchange servers from a single Axcient appliance through a single web-interface.
The first step is to qualify the current network hardware and software, particularly in terms of how much data will be held on the servers, the amount of data that is handled on a daily basis, the devices already in place to perform data backup and recovery, and the software running those devices.
According to the company, with high demand for its hosted and next generation services, Iskon Internet needed a reliable and flexible platform for its data backup and archive platform.
Compact, half-height LTO2 tape drives were developed as a direct response to the growing SMB need for faster, better, affordable data backup and recovery.
Worldwide Computer Products News-19 February 2001-CA receives patent for data backup and storage management technology (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

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