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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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"An off-site backup kept at the owner's home or a bank box will protect you even if an employee goes rogue and decides to cause a lot of harm to your network on his or her way out," he says.
"If we have customers who can't justify the cost of 70 cents a gigabyte for off-site backup, and we can do it in a cost-effective manner, we don't care if we make money off of it.
The service also provides a second off-site backup vault at a second SunGard recovery centre that protects the primary backup copy.
Agencies on tape backup systems should explore digital systems or, even better, off-site backup options.
Off-site backup. No backup will help if the building goes up in flames.
Hosted software providers handle daily off-site backup storage for you, but if you're not good about making backups yourself, consider an online backup service such as mozy.com or carbonite.com.
The R6 had an array of six disks and an empty 5.25" bay that could be used for installing a removable disk unit for off-site backup. The R6 also had a next generation 64-bit scale storage processor that was capable of sustaining data rates up to 265MB/sec with an Ultra320 SCSI host interface as a standard connection.
While most of us use external hard drives, CDs or DVDs to back up our hard drives, few appraisers are employing any off-site backup service.
Additional security can be provided using firewalls as a first line of defense, stand-alone security appliances, and an off-site backup system.
Customers can also draw upon the company's technological capacity and strength by taking advantage of 21st Century's Off-site Backup Service for data security peace of mind and the company's Infrastructure Consulting and Network Configuration assistance, which can help recyclers get the most out of their computing hardware and software.
"You need to think about using off-site backup for your financial applications, scheduling, patient list, and some receivables.
At 79% of those UK organisations surveyed, basic backup systems are in place; 53% of the UK sample use rapid restore software; and 57% have off-site backup facilities.