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Data center backup is the process of backing up and archiving the data, applications and/or infrastructure of a data center.
It is a broad process that includes manual and automated tools and techniques to create a backup instance of the data center's data and resources.
Data center backup is primarily done as part of the data center's disaster recovery and business continuity measures. Typically, data center backup involves:
Data center backup for data and applications is typically achieved through data center or enterprise-class backup software. The backup data can be stored at an on-premise data backup facility or at an offsite or third-party backup facility.