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  • cloud encryption (cloud storage encryption)

    Cloud encryption is a service offered by cloud storage providers whereby data, or text, is transformed using encryption algorithms and is then placed on a storage cloud. 

  • Glacier (Amazon Glacier)

    Amazon Glacier is a low-cost cloud storage service for archiving data that can tolerate a three- to five-hour retrieval time. 

  • cloud NAS (cloud network attached storage)

    Cloud NAS (network attached storage) is remote storage that is accessed over the Internet as if it was local. 

  • cloud seeding

    Cloud seeding (also known as seeding the cloud) is an option an organization can use for its first data backup to a cloud service. 

  • cloud storage provider

    Cloud storage providers are third-party companies that offer organizations and end users the ability to save data to an off-site storage system. 

  • cloud storage backup

    Cloud storage backup involves moving data offsite to a managed service provider for protection. It can either replace or complement on-premise backups. 

  • cloud file storage

    Cloud file storage is a storage service that is delivered over the Internet, billed on a pay-per-use basis and has an architecture based on common file level protocols such as Server Message Block (SMB), Common Internet File System (CIFS) and Network... 

  • cloud drive storage

    Cloud drive storage is a term that refers to the ability to mount the storage capacity provided by a cloud storage service so that it appears to the server as a normal drive letter. 

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service, on-line storage or utility storage, is a service delivery model for data storage on a per-per-use basis.   

  • D2D2C (disk-to-disk-to-cloud)

    D2D2C (disk-to-disk-to-cloud) is an approach to hybrid cloud backup that involves using local storage for staging data that will eventually be sent to a third-part cloud storage service provider. 

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About Cloud Storage Backup

The Cloud Storage Backup and Recovery topic section offers resources and best practices for data storage professionals who are mapping a disaster recovery strategy using cloud storage and cloud services. Get the latest news and tips on cloud disaster recovery, and find out how cloud storage impacts restore times, business continuity and the organization of sensitive data. Cloud-based disaster recovery can bring benefits to your IT shop, but should be considered in the larger context of a long-term DR plan.