A cloud backup service provider is a third-party entity that manages and distributes remote, cloud-based data backup services and solutions to customers from a central data center.
Remote Access and Secure Logins
Cloud backup providers enable customers to remotely access services using a secure client login application to back up files from the customer’s computers or data center to the online storage server using an encrypted connection.
A cloud backup solution enables enterprises or individuals to store their data and computer files on the Internet using a storage service provider, rather than storing the data locally on a physical disk, such as a hard drive or tape backup.
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