backup program

   An application that you use to make archive or backup copies of important data files.
   Most operating systems offer commands for making backups, but many are limited in capability. The most cost-effective backup programs are from third-party vendors.

Dictionary of networking . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Backup — For other uses of Backup , see Backup (disambiguation). In information technology, a backup or the process of backing up is making copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. The verb form is back up in two… …   Wikipedia

  • Backup software — is a computer program used to perform a complete back up of a file, data, database, system or server. The back up software enables you to make an exact duplicate of everything contained on the original source. This software must also be used to… …   Wikipedia

  • backup — ack up, n. 1. anything kept in reserve to serve as a substitute in case of failure or unavailability of the normal or primary object; used for devices, plans, people, etc. Also used attributively; as, there was no backup for the electrical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • backup utility — program which performs backup procedures, program which copies files onto another storage medium to protect against a system malfunction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Backup battery — A backup battery provides power to a system when the primary source of power is unavailable. Backup batteries range from small single cells to retain clock time and date in computers, up to large battery room facilities that power uninterruptible …   Wikipedia

  • backup — /bak up /, n. 1. a person or thing that supports or reinforces another. 2. a musician or singer or group of musicians or singers accompanying a soloist: a singer with a three man backup that plays cello, bass, and guitar. 3. an overflow or… …   Universalium

  • backup — back|up [ˈbækʌp] n 1.) something that you can use to replace something that does not work or is lost ▪ Always have a backup plan. ▪ a backup generator 2.) a copy of a computer document, program etc, which is made in case the original becomes lost …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • backup — back•up [[t]ˈbækˌʌp[/t]] n. 1) one that supports or reinforces, as a group of musicians supporting a soloist 2) an accumulation due to stoppage 3) mac an alternate or substitute kept in reserve 4) cmp a) a copy of a computer file or program kept… …   From formal English to slang

  • Langmeier Backup — Unsuccessful de orphan attempt, Wikiproject Orphanage: Langmeier Software is privately held, software developer based in Zürich, Switzerland. The company was founded 2004 by Urs Langmeier and develops applications and software utilities for home… …   Wikipedia

  • Comodo Backup — screenshot Developer(s) Comodo Group, Inc. Stable release v3 / December 4, 2010; 10 mo …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.