Backup and recovery systems are used to protect against data loss . Work with any data is always associated with potential possibility of loss. Data can be lost as a result of various factors: human error ( users, network administrators), physical theft, as the result of destructive actions of malware, failure of storage devices. If lost personal data (for example, an archive with photos), the damage is subjective and will be expressed in the negative emotions of the user. And, in case of loss of proprietary information, the damage can manifest itself in the economic field, in financial loss, loss of competitive advantage, breakdowns or breach of the contract and even ruin your organization.
Backup and data recovery system is a software or hardware-software complex for creating copies of data with a certain frequency for their subsequent recovery. In addition to protecting against data loss backup system also provide to arrange for continuity of staff due to the rapid recovery of the operating system (in the presence of her image), or restore data on another computer.