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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.
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Additionally, disk backups almost always involve deduplication.
The easy to deploy and manage Dell DR4100, based on the latest Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers, is a disk backup target appliance with built-in deduplication and compression technology designed to significantly reduce the amount of storage required.
The new high-performance Dell DR4100 disk backup appliance can help customers reduce the amount of necessary backup storage capacity - by up to 15 times - with Dell's built-in data de-duplication and compression technologies, a statement from the company said.
The biggest downside to disk backup is cost, but the data retrieval process is faster, more efficient and more accessible.
Priced around $4,000 (per SAN server), the VM Starter SAN bundle includes auto-allocating thin provisioning storage support, SANmotion data migration technology, high performance caching software, snapshots for fast disk backups, auto failover/failback data protection via synchronous network mirroring as well as remote site disaster recovery support through asynchronous IP mirror replication.
A hard disk backup function that creates a separate backup storage area on the disk is another useful feature of this notebook.
Other new accessories include Stick and Sand, Speed-Lok TR, Speed-Grip disk backup pads, Soft Foam Interface Pages as well as Disk and Half Moon hand pads.
When a wake-up packet is received, the computer is powered on to perform remote maintenance (such as virus scan, software update, or disk backup).
This writer has seen the light: My number one priority is to use a long-idled disk backup system.
The MegaRam-35 includes an SCSI-2 interface which supports transfer rates of 10 megabytes per second, and is a full featured solid-state disk offering optional internal battery and disk backup modules and built-in diagnostics.
Mountain View, CA, May 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Gridstore[TM], the leading provider of optimized storage for the modern data center, today announced that it has been featured in the recent Storage Switzerland article, written by Lead Analyst George Crump, “Why VMware Disk Backup is Broken.” The report explores the scalability and performance challenges specific to virtualized environments when it comes to backup, and how Gridstore is able to leverage its patented Server Side Virtual ControllerTM (SVC) technology to optimize to the unique requirements of virtual infrastructure backup while enabling customers to minimize upfront investment and pay-as-you-scale to ensure the lowest total cost of ownership.
Imation, a vendor of removable storage medium that includes hard disk drives and magnetic tape, recently announced its first network-attached storage appliance aimed at offloading data from primary storage to near-line disk backup and remote disk archives.