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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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Tenders are invited for itt to provide an off-site storage facility with the ability to provide file cataloguing; collection, retrieval, tracking, destruction and scanning services; and, to manage an in-house records management service and managing an established archive service for the central bank of ireland.Type of contract: services
He made an elevator pitch to the boss about using off-site storage.
"The best option would be for the project's promoter and the supplier to have some sort of an arrangement for an off-site storage until they are actually needed at the project site.
However, archiving and off-site storage will be expensive.
There are many ways businesses can safeguard their documents and data - the most popular are digitisation through scanning and uploading to the cloud, and using secure off-site storage facilities for hard copies.
was founded in 2013 to meet the need for convenient, affordable off-site storage for consumers, especially urban residents.
The increased storage density of the units saves floor space while eliminating off-site storage and transportation costs.
Ideally, homeowners should keep all important papers such as legal documents, birth certificates, marriage licenses, financial papers and insurance policy information in a bank safe deposit box or other off-site storage. If off-site storage is not possible, then items should be placed in a waterproof and fireproof container that can be grabbed quickly if a hasty evacuation is necessary.
Storage costs must be capitalized if they are attributable to an off-site storage or warehouse facility or are allocable to the portion of a dual-function facility attributable to off-site storage.
I show him around the 90,000 square foot complex, and point out the storage rooms which are a perfect off-site storage option for firms looking to house excess paperwork.
Providers should negotiate with their off-site storage company to determine the cost of having all individual records inventoried.
With multiple offices and a large, off-site storage facility, there was nothing easy about the way they were currently retrieving their documents.