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Business Backups 101

Posted by: BART BUSHONG on July 21, 2014 in business, security

Business Backups 101

Imagine a guy in a short-sleeved button-down shirt and tie sitting at a desk near a large computer. Every hour, an alarm sounds and he takes a tape out of a tape backup system and replaces it with a new tape. Using a felt tip pen, he makes a careful note on the outside of the tape with the date of the backup and the number of the tape so that, if the data ever has to be restored, the tapes can be used in the proper order. This guy might spend hours on this task every single night just to ensure that the company he works for always has a good and current backup of their critical data...