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3-2-1 Backup: What It Means and How to Achieve It

3-2-1 Backup: What It Means and How to Achieve It

What does 3-2-1 backup mean, and what is the best way to achieve it? Keep reading for a 3-2-1 backup rule overview and best practices for implementing 3-2-1 backup in an easy and cost-effective way.

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    3-2-1 Backup Explained

    The 3-2-1 backup rule specifies that data backup solutions should satisfy each of the following requirements.

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    • Image-based, system state and file-level backup
    • Local, cloud and hybrid backup
    • Multiple recovery options (bare-metal, USB, cloud)
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