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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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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation: Offsite Storage and Collection Access Services
NYSE: IRM), has added 16 facilities in India to its offerings with the acquisition of India-based records management and offsite storage provider OEC Records Management, the company said.
During the course of construction, staff moved more than 100,000 books, bound journals, and scores to offsite storage facilities, as well as the remaining 195,000 items that would fit in the stacks on the fifth floor of the building.
Offsite storage also adds enhanced security with continual back-ups of critical patient records.
Local healthcare providers should use a secure offsite storage facility through a Montgomery records management company such as Admiral Records Management that meets state, local, and federal guidelines.
Qafac's offsite storage will be managed at GWC's new warehousing facilities at Mesaieed, which have been conceptualised and developed to service Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) companies.
We have fully functioning offices within our offsite storage facility, full IT recovery is in place and we can service all our customers as usual," said chairman Robert Davison.
We also had to rent a significant amount of offsite storage to meet operational needs.
These NARA-approved disposition instructions specify when the series is to be cut off, when eligible records are to be moved to offsite storage, when eligible temporary records must be destroyed or deleted, and when permanent records are to be transferred to the National Archives.
Currently in the UAE, offsite storage facilities in Dubai are at 80 per cent capacity and 100 per cent capacity in Abu Dhabi, even with the recession there is still a huge demand for storage space as there is such a high concentration of apartment towers in the UAE region".
NetEnrich said that this acquisition will enable the company to expand its offerings to include data protection services that enable firms to get their applications back online and recover their data quickly in the event of a disaster, while freeing them from the cost and complexity of tape-based offsite storage.
The product protects patient privacy, improves HIPAA compliance, and reduces costs associated with labor, offsite storage and outsourced imaging expenses.