backup window

backup window

The time period in which a backup is scheduled, often during a second or third shift when the workload is reduced or non-existing. See backup types.
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Lastly, as data grows, only storage is added and as a result of not adding compute, the backup window gets longer.
com)-- AppAssure Software, a developer of award-winning backup and disaster recovery software for mission-critical Windows applications servers, today announced that Ocean Nutrition Canada, the world's largest supplier of Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients to dietary supplement and food manufacturing markets, has eliminated its backup window and achieved a comprehensive, virtualized disaster recovery plan after switching from another backup solution to AppAssure's flagship backup and recovery software, Replay 4.
The backup window is no longer a problem because there is no longer the concept of a backup window.
In the new model, data is written rapidly to the Pathlight VX disk array during the normal backup window.
In contrast, ExaGrid s scalable GRID architecture adds full servers including memory, processor, disk, and bandwidth to maintain consistently fast backup performance and a fixed length backup window as data increases.
We had a major health insurance company who complained that their backup window was extending into their work day.
Traditional tape backup methods are simply not capable of keeping up the increased size of Message Stores and the limited backup window.
In 2005, the virtual tape market moved from an evangelist sell to a mainstream product as many enterprises adopted VTLs to meet SLAs, backup window requirements and compliance regulations.
Using ExaGrid's unique byte-level data de-duplication technology, the company has reduced its backup window by 1/3, and the backup data consumes far less storage space than would have been required with standard SATA storage to keep its required backup history.
The combination of Symantec's two industry-leading backup applications and ExaGrid's turnkey disk-based backup solution with 2X compression and advanced byte-level data deduplication technology enables customers to significantly reduce costs, shrink their backup window, improve recovery times and easily protect more data in a substantially smaller storage footprint.
For IT administrators, nothing is more deafening than the ticking of the backup window except perhaps for the protracted silence of a restore.