Data Backup Definitions

This glossary explains the meaning of key words and phrases that information technology (IT) and business professionals use when discussing data backup and related software products. You can find additional definitions by visiting WhatIs.com or using the search box below.

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    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Veeam Backup & Replication is a software product developed by Veeam Software to back up, restore and replicate data on virtual machines (VMs).

  • Veritas Backup Exec (Symantec Backup Exec)

    Veritas Backup Exec is a data protection software product that supports virtual, physical and cloud platforms.

  • virtual server backup

    Virtual server backup is the copying of data stored on a virtual server to guard against data loss.

  • virtual tape library (VTL)

    A virtual tape library (VTL) is a storage system consisting of hard disk drives (HDDs) that looks and acts like a physical tape library.

  • VMware backup

    VMware backup is the copying of data on a virtual machine (VM) in a VMware environment to prevent data loss.

  • Volume Shadow Copy Service-based backup

    A Volume Shadow Copy Service-based backup operates at the block level of the file system to create application-consistent backups through a VSS writer and VSS requestor.

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