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disk image

A file that contains a copy of a hard disk or optical disk, copied bit for bit from the original. The image is used to replicate its entire contents to another disk, and the destination disk is an exact duplicate of the original, including all data, free space and slack space. See ISO image, free space, slack space and cloning software.
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Novosoft, LLC announces release of a new version of utility called Handy Backup Disaster Recovery (HBDR), the capable, versatile tool for autonomous restoring of disk images.
You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.
The new version also instantly decrypts PGP Whole Disk Encrypted volumes and recovers passwords for Apple disk images.
Using some of that online or nearline storage for housing disk images of live server disks can significantly enhance your ability to recover from a disaster by significantly reducing the time it takes to access and restore necessary applications, the OS, patches, updates and, of course, data.
Data Recovery Software Allows Systems Administrators to Retrieve Files Trapped in Corrupted Virtual Disk Images
Users of network editions of the software (Handy Backup Network and Handy Backup Server Network) are also allowed to create disk images of remote workstations, on a client-server scheme.
In the early 1980s, several disk storage suppliers offered disk subsystems that had multiple logical disk images on a single physical disk drive.
0, systems administrators can quickly and easily create exact disk images (clones), including operating systems, applications, and configurations and store them off premises.
The AutoSave PC Backup & Recovery module is designed to manage the creation of disk images and incremental revisions and store these in the AutoSave system.
A consistent and key condition for the commercial market is disk image stability which allows IT organizations to focus on supporting a single, stable platform, reducing the number of disk images, and in turn, helping to reduce overall IT support costs.
CD images and disk images are available for all three Windows Server versions.
The Appliance also enables scheduled journaling of disk images based on time and date, along with efficient data mirroring and replication options.