FAQ Guide: Offsite Backup Tape Storage and Choosing a Tape Vaulting Service
Organizations that back data up to tape typically rely on a tape vaulting service to carry backup tapes offsite. That way, if the data center is destroyed by a disaster such as a fire or a tornado, the backups won't be destroyed along with the data center. Given the critical nature of offsite backup tape storage, it's important to perform due diligence in selecting a tape vaulting service. This tip discusses criteria for choosing an offsite tape storage service.