Backup To Tape (B2T)
Definition - What does Backup To Tape (B2T) mean?
Backup to tape (B2T) is the process of uploading, transmitting or saving backup data from a local computer in an IT environment to a magnetic tape based backup storage system. Backup to tape is generally implemented in enterprise storage scenarios where the core storage server/architecture uses tape drives as its native storage device.
The term backup to tape may also refer to the software that enables the storage of backup data on tape storage devices or drives.