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What are Endpoint Backup Solutions?
Endpoint backup solutions transmit information to data centers for safekeeping, while it also remains accessible to end users. Instead of backing up data to an external hard drive or tape storage, cloud backup sends data to a secure offsite facility. This ensures that the data is protected from an accident or disaster. Endpoint backup solutions usually run on a schedule; it might be every 24 hours, or it may provide continuous backup. Cloud backup solutions may detect changes, and backup incrementally to save bandwidth.
These inexpensive systems have become very popular among small businesses and enterprises alike. Enterprise level companies typically use cloud backups for non-critical data. For large amounts of data, traditional backup solutions (e.g. SAN) is more appropriate.
Features of Endpoint Backup Solutions
Endpoint backup solutions typically include the following features:
Centralized policy control & endpoint configuration
Backup portal with admin console,
Ability to monitor and compare the state of backups
256-bit data encryption at storage
Compliance with data regulations (e.g.HIPAA, SOC2, etc)
Recover/restore data from multiple points in time
Real-time change detection for monitored files and folders
Support for mobile endpoints and off-site distributed workforce
Option for managed hosting or own-hosting of data center backup
Data wipe capability (e.g. for lost or stolen mobile devices)
Block level data transfer, i.e. transfer only data that’s been changed
Global deduplication/data compression
Protection from malware & data loss with data rollback
Global endpoint location tracking (e.g. for mobile endpoints)
Endpoint backup solutions are available via subscription or v perpetual license on a per-socket basis. Subscriptions plans may cost between $5 to $8 per month with an annual subscription per endpoint on the plan. Plan prices increase in accordance with a number of endpoints and feature breadth. Advanced plans may include added security or antimalware measures, endpoint usage monitoring and reporting, self-service data recovery, and performance boosters (e.g. WAN acceleration).