Backup Tape

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Backup Tape

A hard drive with memory space available to save extra copies of computer data. That is, a backup tape is where one stores data in case the original data is lost. Having backup tape is especially important if one keeps a great deal of information for one's company on a computer. Businesses commonly use backup tape to keep their computer information in more than one place.
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New online services, such as e-commerce and support service operations, have also shrunk the backup window, complicating tape backup and media management.
Virtually all tape backup systems allow for such automatic backups.
There are scores of tape backup systems, removable cartridges and other storage systems on the market.
Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are now empowered to replace traditional tape backup devices with high speed, hot swappable hard disks that can be easily removed and stored off-site for disaster recovery measures.
No practical tape backup method exists for message level recovery.
The process of restoring files from tape backups requires the proper tape be located and scanned before the files can be restored.
More than half of ExaGrid's customers have rolled out an onsite and offsite solution, turning tape backups completely off for both onsite and offsite retention.
With more than 10 million drives shipped worldwide since its launch in 1995, Travan technology is the defacto standard offering small-to-medium businesses a reliable, cost-effective tape backup and storage solution.
Tape backup is critical for today's corporate computing environment.
We recognize that nightly tape backup is not adequate for protecting one of our most critical applications, but we can't afford synchronous hardware.
In addition, HP Colorado Travan desktop tape backup solutions now ship with backup software that is compatible with Windows 2000 Professional desktop environments.
and Archive(R) company, today introduced the Irwin(R) EzPort(TM) transportable tape backup system.