Offsite Backup Software

What Does Offsite Backup Software Mean?

Offsite backup software is designed to provide, manage and monitor offsite backup processes. It enables individuals and organizations to transfer, store and back up data and applications to an offsite location or facility.


Offsite backup software is also known as offsite data backup software.

Techopedia Explains Offsite Backup Software

Offsite backup software typically works similarly to standard backup software, but has the ability to connect to a remote backup storage infrastructure. The offsite backup provides connectivity between the local IT environment and the offsite location. The offsite location can be a data center, cloud storage/backup provider or an organization-owned offsite infrastructure. As per configured schedule, the offsite backup software creates and sends backup data to the offsite location.


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