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The virtual business landscape has grown aggressively in recent years. Businesses are constantly exposed to the risk of data loss or corruption. Enterprises of all scales operate with immense volumes of information, meaning that data protection has become a strategic asset. With the increase in popularity of Cloud storage & backup organizations are now opting cloud-based platforms rather than building a physical DR (Disaster Recovery) site, due to cost-effectiveness, flexibility, and on-demand scalability that these solutions provide.

Cloud storage is a model in which the data can be accessed, managed, and stored in a remote cloud server. Micronova Cloud storage solution provides in making the users data available and accessible at any time.

Cloud Backup flow

Micronova Cloud backup furnishes the data backup where a copy of the data is sent over a secure proprietary or public network to a cloud-based server. Cloud data backup can be set up to run on demand, thus ensuring minimal data loss. The data is then obtained from various access points and can be shared among multiple cloud users.

Basically, the backup process involves copying data at the production/client site and transferring it to a remote storage system where it can be easily accessed for DR purposes. Many organizations opt cloud backup solutions for the sole purpose due its high flexibility, easy deployment, and on-demand scalability. Organisations have made it feasible for themselves by backing up data through a process called Schedule Backup option where any form of data could be automated to backup without constant trigger of actions. This backup option provides accessibility to enterprises to focus on business growth. Scheduling data backup can be performed on a daily basis, weekly, fortnight(15days), monthly or even annual basis as per organizational operations. What this entails is that during scheduled intervals, the cloud service will back up all files in the specified folders and store them remotely. You can select options to overwrite previous backups or create a new backup to ensure multiple redundancies in the event of data corruption.

A cloud backup is that you can restore old files that may have been lost on a computer. In any circumstances if there’s any hardware malfunction or a software wipe on a personal computer, you need only access the cloud backup and restore any files stored there. These backups can be created by individually selecting files for online storage, or you can set up a scheduled backup event, or cloud sync, to occur.

Installing an effective cloud-based backup solution ensures that your data is constantly protected, can be accessed from anywhere at any time, and can be rapidly recovered in case of a disaster. With Micronova backup & storage solution, you can easily customize your virtual environment to comply with any needs without incurring extra costs, as you only pay for what you use.

Cloud Backup


Why is Cloud storage suitable for backup ?

Cloud storage backup is an approach for backing up data that involves removing data offsite to a managed service provider for protection. A major benefit of using cloud backup is that it can make a backup system easier & accessible. Data moved off site should be duplicated to speed the backup and encrypted for protection.

What is Scheduled data backup ?

The backup schedule determines how often your data is backed up and the backup media you will require. Each hardware type has a different group of rotation schemes to select from, including industry standard strategies. Choosing a schedule that will give you a rich backup history with multiple points of restore, as well as off-site storage. Scheduling backups allows you to restore data from previous weeks, months and even years. Commonly data is stored permanently, in a secure location or on a portable media (external HDD, tape, etc) that is never overwritten.

What is the difference between Cloud Storage and on premise storage ?

Deciding between on premise and cloud environment is a complex process, whereby a number of factors come into play. For starters, the business requirements need to be properly analyzed to tip the scale toward one approach or another. Once decided, then there is the need to choose a reliable technology partner, which can be troublesome as there are multiple vendors offering services of varying levels.

On-Premise Storage
Coud Storage
Storage resources are procured, owned, and managed by the enterprise.Storage resources are owned and managed by a Data Center provider.
The enterprise is responsible for securing the storage resources and data.Storage resources are owned and managed by a Data Center provider.
Storage resources remain dedicated to the company.Storage resources may be shared in a multi-tenant environment.
Here on premise software is limited to your business requirements and that can be either beneficial or disastrous in the longer run.Software is kept up-to-date as part of an active subscription.
As the software has to be installed on servers and individual computers, the deployment takes longer.Cloud software can be deployed in a matter of hours or days as it is done via the internet, whereby there is no need for a physical server to be in place.
The investment is considered in on premise are typically a high cost.Cost is comparatively low in cloud storage than compared to on premise solution.