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backup server

A computer in a network used to store copies of files from client machines or other servers. Such servers often have their disks set up in a RAID configuration to provide fault tolerance. See backup software, cloud storage, RAID and LAN-free backup.
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The utility line presents Handy Backup Standard (general PC backup options), Professional (advanced features for backing up PCs), Full (ultimate backup functionality for small networks), Handy Backup Server (complete local and network backup functionality for enterprises), and Handy Backup for Android (one-button backup for Android mobile devices).
The Barracuda Backup user interface makes it easy to manage and back up data on the Barracuda Backup Server and to schedule reoccurring offsite data backups in the cloud.
By distributing parts of the deduplication process to the backup server, everything from the backup server to the Data Domain systems gets faster and more efficient.
For a limited time, The Planet is offering promotional pricing on its new Dedicated Backup Server.
Available in three configurations, The Planet's Dedicated Backup Server provides the optimal price performance mix for a wide range of backup requirements:
Many backup servers can utilize large libraries attached to a SAN instead of dedicating a large (expensive) backup server directly to a large library.
MIMIX high availability software provides advanced protection for important applications and data on a switch-ready backup server in the event of unplanned downtime such as a power failure.
The backup server then mounts the snapshots and copies them over the SAN to tape devices.
As with a cold backup, the snapshot can be mounted to the application server or backup server and backed up.
Backup and restore tools are typically unique to each environment, so you end up with multiple backup server licenses for each local and remote backup server.
Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape will be available later in Q4 2006 and will start at $1,000 per backup server.
Scheduling backups for multiple client servers to a backup server creates an inherent conflict between the time required to back up all clients and the time available for non-disruptive access to the network.