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Data Backup vs. Disaster Recovery

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery are critical components in an organization's data management and IT infrastructure strategy. While they are related and often used together for data protection, they serve different purposes and have distinct operational focuses.

Data Backup


  • Data Backup refers to the process of creating copies of data to be used in case the original data is lost or damaged. The primary goal is to restore data after events like deletion, corruption, or minor hardware failures.




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