Immunity’s Back and Archive Solution is a service which is provided for those who wish to preserve their important and sensitive data in case there is any kind of catastrophe or equipment failure. This is a facility that is availed on a personal as well as corporate level and from small to large sized business. Once the backup is done, a person can retrieve the information anytime they need where ever they are.
There are two main purposes of getting a backup done. They are as follows
. The main reason is to recover any data that is lost be it due to corruption or even deletion of the data. This is one of the most commonly known problems that is faced by users. Based on a survey it was seen that almost 66% of the participants lost their files on their home PC.
. The Second reason to use this facility the ability to recover backdated data. A data retention policy can be defined accordingly as per the requirement of the user, it is configured as per the requirement based on the date or time duration of data that needs to be backed up.
Though the Backups and Archive Solution mostly represents a disaster recovery process in simpler forms, hence can be an essential plan or step that can be taken, for disaster recovery automatically, however, backup’s should not be the only POA for disaster recovery. Since not all back up systems or applications are able to restore the data of a computer or any other complex configurations such as database server, active directory servers, computer cluster, just by restoring the data which is stored in the backup.