disk backup


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to disk backup: TrueImage

disk backup

(1) Making a duplicate copy of the computer's data files on another storage medium. See backup.

(2) Making a duplicate copy of the contents of the computer's entire hard disk drive on another disk drive. See cloning software.

(3) Making a duplicate copy of the computer's data files on another disk drive. In this context, disk backup is contrasted with backing up the data on optical discs or magnetic tape. See D2D and tape backup.
References in periodicals archive ?
8220;Since most legacy disk backup systems are designed to be capacity focused first, they quickly hit a performance wall when trying to scale to meet the demands of virtual environments,” said George Crump in the report.
In many system configurations, ExaGrid disk backup with deduplication is about 50% the cost of EMC Data Domain in system and maintenance costs over a 3-year period.
For years we've offered businesses an enterprise class removable disk backup solution designed to completely replace tape based backup," said Nandan Arora, Chief Technology Officer for Idealstor.
0 really makes disk backup work for the enterprise," said Bill Britts, executive vice president of sales and marketing, ADIC.
com), the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced that the company has published a book offering IT professionals and CIOs straightforward and pragmatic guidance to help choose a disk backup system.
Enterprise disk backup products will co-exist with, rather than replace, tape media in the foreseeable future.
Customers can expect up to 10:1 further reduction for 30 days retention using ExaGrid's disk backup with deduplication.
com), the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced it reached the 1,000th customer mark, giving ExaGrid the second largest base of scalable disk backup with deduplication systems in the mid-market and small enterprise space.
ExaGrid's Disk Backup System with Data Deduplication Expands to 130TB GRID Capacity, Adds Encryption and Offers Lowest Total Cost of Ownership by Avoiding Product Obsolescence
With the addition of Continuous Disk Backup (CDB), the VTL journals incoming information and provides application-aware snapshots.
New Pricing and Program Enables Broad Adoption of Disk Backup with Deduplication Solution By Mid-Sized and Small Enterprise Customers
Disk backup is a key application for all tape subsystems, including libraries.