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What is Cloud Backup?

Cloud backup is a type of cloud service in which the digital data of an individual or enterprise is stored on a remote server for safekeeping. These servers may be hosted by a public cloud provider or on a private cloud infrastructure. Cloud backup is a form of cloud storage. A data backup is the most basic and important aspect of any cloud environment, be it a private cloud, public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment. Cloud backup is also known as the remote backup or online backup. 

Points to Remember

  • A cloud services provider can offer data backup service for free or charge some fee.
  • Consumers require a client application or a web interface to store and restore data. These applications typically synchronise data to the cloud automatically on a regular basis. 
  • Cloud backup is the best way for individuals or enterprises to secure their all or critical data from loss during a natural disaster or other incidents.