Backup Data

Definition(s)

  • Backup data is information that is not presently in use by an organization and is routinely stored separately upon portable media, to free up space and permit data recovery in the event of disaster.
  • Information stored separately from the computer system to permit data recovery in the event of disaster.

Notes

  1. Merrill Corporation, Electronic Discovery Glossary.
  2. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Termshttp://www.krollontrack.com/glossaryterms
  3. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).