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Synonyms for back up

move backwards from a certain position

establish as valid or genuine

make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy

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Unlike some back up systems, Acronis copies everything on your computer so you can restore it completely when needed.
Tools such as Azure Import/Export will allow users to hold back ups at the nearest Azure data center, for when an enterprise network becomes clogged up.
As a bonus, you also get a chance to erase any files that you would rather dump than back up.
It may be that many of those who didn't back up data or have uninterruptible power supplies believed computers were getting more reliable and, as a result, were becoming more confident that back-ups and power protection were less important.
Back up your hard disk onto new media and seal the back-ups to prevent accidental use.
Businesses using CRC can draw on message level back ups to restore e-mail systems, database backups, or CRC clients can quickly and easily embark on a bare metal restore, should they suffer from total system failure.
Thus users can utilize SILM not only for their Information lifecycle management but also for data migration needs and data back up.
Nearly 80 percent of small business owners said that they do back up their business's financial records, including 52 percent who create CD or hard drive back-ups that they store off-site.