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  • Cloud-based DR to the rescue

    Disaster recovery (DR) scenarios used to require dedicated or rented alternate data center sites, but cloud storage services have helped slash the cost of getting data offsite in a recoverable mode. Pairing cloud storage with cloud-based servers allo... 

  • data protection

    Data protection is the process of safeguarding important information from corruption and/or loss. 

  • centralized backup

    Centralized backup is a process that involves automatically replicating data from remote sites and sending it over a network to a main (centralized) location for storage. 

  • remote backup appliance

    A remote backup appliance is a hardware device that ships with a backup software application pre-loaded.  The appliance is used to back up corporate data that is located outside the corporate data center.  

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a component of a disaster recovery plan that involves maintaining copies of enterprise data in a cloud storage environment as a security measure. 

  • rsync

    Rsync is a free software utility for Unix- and Linux-like systems that copies files and directories from one host to another. Rsync is available on most Linux distributions by default. 

  • cloud drive

    A cloud drive is an umbrella term used to describe any Web-based service that provides storage space on a remote server. 

  • remote replication

    Remote replication is the process of copying production data to a device at a remote location for data protection or disaster recovery purposes. 

  • remote data backup

    Remote data backup is the process of backing up data created by remote and branch offices (ROBOs) and storing it securely. Businesses with ROBOs require backup and recovery solutions that can support the company's data protection policies and busines... 

  • backup robot

    A backup robot is an automated external USB storage device that supports multiple removable SATA hard drives. The device offers small businesses and consumers many of the benefits of smart storage without the cost or complexity of RAID systems. (Cont... 

  • synthetic backup

    Synthetic backup is the process of generating a file from a complete copy of a file created at some past time and one or more incremental copies created at later times... (Continued) 

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About Remote data protection

Remote data protection technologies such as remote replication and mirroring are becoming an increasingly popular part of many companies' backup strategy. Stay on top of the latest information here.