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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 combination of Zerto's Offsite Backup and the ExaGrid Landing Zone plus repository offers best-in-class comprehensive protection of mission-critical VM data.
The value that Zerto delivers has always been around making BC/DR a seamless, responsive and reliable strategy, and our partnership with ExaGrid extends the benefits of our offsite backup solution for organizations that need fast and cost-effective data protection," said Paul Zeiter, President, Zerto.
Healthy Workstation Offsite Backup, a new offering from Carroll-Net, is the most versatile, adaptable, foolproof and cost-effective recovery solution on the market -- perfect for resellers and consultants with small business clients needing one or many systems backed up in real time.
Hyper-V with features such as offsite backup, remote management capabilities
Also, the addition of a Universal Storage Module (USM) slot allows for plug-n-play removable external drives to be input and removed from the device for improved workflow and offsite backup capability.
Paid features of Keeper include: offsite backup, storage and restore; 24/7 access to data; syncing capability to other devices and to both Mac and PC desktops; government-approved 128-bit AES encryption; dynamic search; live customer support; customisable themes; self-destruct protection; and multi-lingual localisation with 10 languages available in more than 60 countries.
No effort will be made to remove e-mail from the offsite backup tapes," the memo stated.
Somewhat less frequently, I will save a copy through the Internet to an offsite backup disk.
With as few as two external hard drives, a business can implement an offsite backup strategy using Retrospect Disk-to-Disk for Windows servers.
The first three, ranked in order of preference, offer traditional backup options, while the fourth offers a real-time backup as you save files on your hard drive, and the fifth offers offsite backup over the Internet for a monthly fee.