What Is Remote Backup?

January 10, 2023

A remote backup is a copy of files or assets stored in a secondary, off-site location. Remote backups ensure you avoid permanent losses if something goes wrong with the primary on-site storage (e.g., equipment failure or a cyber attack). Remote backups typically involve a third-party service provider who charges a fee based on used storage space and bandwidth.

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