Local and Remote Backups
Backup systems located in the same office or in the same building are generally easier to build and less expensive to maintain. However, a backup system that’s physically close to the main workstation can easily suffer from the very same problem that caused data loss on the main PC. Floods, fires, electric surges and similar disasters may unfortunately affect the entire building – or even the whole city. While having a local backup server may still be a good idea as it offers easy accessibility and fast backup restoration, only having a local system is not enough.
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