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back up

Computing a file or set of files copied for security purposes
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A decade ago, the best back up strategy for a typical small business was to dump everything on external hard drives or a network server.
He said: "I've been involved with Back Up for a couple of years now and they helped me to get over my spinal cord injury.
Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced it latest plans for Azure Backup and Azure site recovery which will see more features for recovery and back up for enterprise, public and private cloud networks.
To back up to a different drive, you can find free back-up utilities at sites like www.
So, instead of daily back- ups, you might back up every 4 or 6 hours, creating a smaller window of potential loss.
Three provide battery back up while all five also offer surge protection.