computer backup


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Noun1.computer backup - (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage devicecomputer backup - (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
duplication, duplicate - a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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com)-- Computer backup service provider, Return Backup, has announced their new sweepstakes, "What's Your Backup Plan?
Acronis True Image 2016 provides entire computer backup and bare-metal restore, and/or migration to new computers using a local hard drive.
The infographic includes a brief explanation of the most common types of insurance such as health, dental, life, and vehicle, as well as lesser-known types of protection, such as disability and renter's insurance and online computer backup.
Secret Service accidentally left a pouch containing two computer backup tapes on a train in Washington's Metrorail subway system.
After tipping off their local Primary Care Trust (PCT) about some serious concerns, the staff took away a computer backup disk as evidence of financial impropriety and were pursued at highspeed by Hussain.
The thieves took a safe with computer backup tapes inside containing the personal information of 15,396 people registered at St Paul's Surgery in Winchester, Hampshire.
Also suitable for the destruction of hand-held electronic devices, computer backup tapes and circuit boards
It can also destroy other items, such as hand-held electronic devices, computer backup tapes, and circuit boards.
In April, Time Warner said it lost computer backup tapes containing sensitive data, including the names and Social Security numbers of 600,000 current and former employees, their dependents and beneficiaries, and individuals who have provided services for the company.
THE news that Time Warner has lost computer backup tapes containing personal data on some 600,000 past and present employees and their families comes as one more example - as if we needed one - that no one's identity is safe these days.
recovery of computer backup files, transfer of data to the computer backup site, and operation of the backup site itself.
credit-rating agency attributed the upward revision to the company's accumulating experience, participation in securitization transactions and implementation of a simulation test of the company's computer backup system to better deal with the risk of fire or natural disasters.

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