Work with your cloud provider install agents and set up backup policies
Some cloud providers hand over a manual and ask you to do it yourself, while others offer professional services for bringing your company onboard. If you need assistance or want to outsource installation fully, make that part of your selection criteria.
All PCs and servers will require backup client software to be installed. There are several ways to do this. IT can manually install the software on each system, which may work for small, single-site operations. Another option is to send users a link that, when clicked, automatically installs the software. Finally, some providers offer push-install capabilities, such as through Windows® and Active Directory®, which allow administrators to push the installation to remote servers and PCs automatically. This is a big advantage for large, distributed organizations.
After clients are installed, the initial backup commences. This may take some time since it is a full system backup. Subsequent backups are much faster because they only update new or changed files. Administrators can set up backup policies that define frequency and data retention periods.
With that, your company is off and running with remote backup.
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