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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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Catalogic Software has announced the general availability of ECX 2.0, its copy data management platform that manages the full lifecycle of copy data, allowing IT organisations to leverage data copies to enable mission critical business operations while dramatically simplifying operations and reducing capital and operating expenditures.
During the course of event, Sarfaraz Kazi, Director Technical at Spectrami made presentation on the dynamics of copy data storage management and how Actifio works to solve the problem of data explosion that is being confronted by enterprises.
In the report, Gartner states that "between 2012 and 2016, one-third of organizations will change backup vendors due to frustration over cost, complexity and/or capability"; and "by 2016, at least 20 percent of large enterprises will abandon backup/recovery solutions using a traditional methodology and adopt those that employ only snapshot and replication techniques, up from less than 7% today." Actifio believes that Copy Data Management, defined by Gartner as products that can "perform a host of functions, including backup, archiving, replication and creation of test data using a minimal number of copies," addresses user frustrations with traditional backup and recovery approaches.
For more information about the UCR Master Files from which this publication was derived and other available UCR data, see UCR Electronic and Hard Copy Data Dissemination Standard Operating Procedures.
"Any business with employees should have basic security in place to make it hard for staff to copy data they have no right to.
For significantly more money, around pounds 50,000- 100,000, specialist software installed on a network would intervene when someone tried to copy data on to a CD and stop the action if it was dangerous.
For significantly more, about pounds 50,000 to pounds 100,000, specialist software installed on a network would intervene when someone tried to copy data on to a CD and stop the action if it was dangerous.
For significantly more money, about pounds 50,000-100,000, specialist software installed on a network would intervene when someone tried to copy data on to a CD and stop the action if it was dangerous.
Ever notice that when you copy data from one worksheet to another, the column widths don't copy correctly?
Operators can write memos on the screen with a touch pen, import images of molded products by connecting an optional USB camera, and copy data directly onto other robots.
Utimaco said devices such as iPods and MP3 players are so small that they can copy data from corporate networks virtually undetected.
Not only is it much faster to copy data from one drive to the next, it also has minimal impact on the performance of the RAID engine and the affected logical drive.