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off-site backup

Making duplicate copies of files in a different geographic location such as in another building or at a cloud storage facility on the Internet. Also called "off-site data protection" and "vaulting." off-site backup is required for disaster recovery as well as to prevent damage from worms that propagate throughout a local network (see Worm.ExploreZip virus). See cloud storage, disaster recovery and backup.
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The Microsoft HCS solution from Microsoft replaces traditional backup processes with a new technology-cloud snapshots, that automate off-site data protection. The integration of data protection for primary storage with Windows Azure Storage transforms the error-prone tedium of managing backups into short daily routines that ensure nothing unexpected occurred.
NovaBACKUP software supports all popular storage devices together with seamless integration of Amazon S3 to ensure full on-site and off-site data protection.
They confirmed the offering, which is due to be offered in the US from this spring, incorporates enhanced security, auto activation and a web-based management portal for secure and economical off-site data protection.
It is crucial to choose a storage infrastructure solution that delivers a remote replication service providing automated off-site data protection. Administrators should be able to specify a variety of policies to control the replication process, giving them a granular and flexible mechanism for keeping an extra set of data off-site for rapid recovery.
With this new level of accessibility, off-site data protection services can mitigate the mounting risks and costs of data loss.
Today's off-site data protection services are generally turnkey solutions that have all of the hardware, software, personnel and 24x7 operations included in the service.
and becomes the U.S.'s leading off-site data protection company.
Phoenix, AZ, May 13, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Southwest Data Protection, a very successful off-site data protection firm headquartered in Las Vegas, is planning to open a new state-of-the-art facility in the Phoenix, Arizona area.
To defend against site failure by providing automated off-site data protection, such solutions offer fast remote data synchronization of data on disks--across the street, across town, or across the globe.
To solve its backup-and-recovery problems, SSC began looking at online solutions as a way to simplify its backup-and-recovery operations, while ensuring off-site data protection. "It is critical for us to ensure that the data is protected, and backed up regularly, without depending on any one employee to do it," FitzGerald says.