back up

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  • verb

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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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.
Thus users can utilize SILM not only for their Information lifecycle management but also for data migration needs and data back up.
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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.
I'm not a good back up person, and one day I was reconciling a checking account.
It would take over 600 diskettes to back up an 800MB hard disk, and we can store that on just one tape.