Online Backup Software Left Border
Online Backup Software Storm Image
Online Backup Software, White Label Remote Backup Systems
How Backups Get Done®
(800) 519-7643    (901) 405-1234
Napa Area RBS Online Backup Partners – Hot Sites available on the Partner's...    Australian Small Businesses Don't Back Up Enough | Lifehacker Australia...    Vembu Backup and Disaster Recovery Security Vulnerability...    Online Backup Best Practices...   

RBS Is A World Top 100
Cloud Service Provider!

Awesome, this is such a wonderful product... M.P. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Click Here for this Month's
Discount Coupon!

Online Backup BlogOnline Backup Software RSS button
HIPAA Compliance
** Best Practices
Who Is RBS?
Prices & Product Comparison
Need Help Choosing a Product?
Most Requested Links
Features Comparison
Prices / Order
Download Evaluation Version
Watch Product Demo Movies
RBackup Server Guide
RBackup Client Guide (Simple)
Client Guide (Advanced)
About RBackup Software
About Mercury Software
Public Forum
Industry News & Blog
Competitive Upgrades
Tech Support
Contact Us

Bookmark and Share

Online Backup Articles
Remote Backup Articles

Hard Drive Imaging

Hard drive imaging has been used for years to copy the contents of computer hard disk drives to a variety of media. The ‘image’ or exact copy of the contents of the original hard disk drive is simply copied over to a new location, either for storage or use on another computer. Although not commonly used as a daily backup method, hard drive imaging definitely serves its key purpose well.

The better remote data backup software applications and services offer a degree of hard drive imaging capabilities. Some include the ability to do a ‘full’ system backup as the initial backup in the data protection regimen. Others include optional settings for backing up system state and active directory settings and parameters.

When used as a data backup and recovery tool, hard drive imaging can dramatically shorten the timeframe for restoring a complete system due to the native inclusion in the images of system state and active directory settings from the failed or destroyed computer. Additionally, many applications that come pre-installed on today’s computers are not accompanied by OEM disks.

For this reason, many desktop computers currently ship with the capability to perform hard drive imaging as an initial step in their setup by end users. The process is usually offered by a popup text box which encourages users to create a set of recovery disks for that machine. Many people ignore this option repeatedly, or choose to never be reminded of that option again and again, without ever acting on it.

If you are investigating hard drive imaging utilities as a means of backing up critical data and settings, consider RBackup software from Remote Backup Systems. In addition to native support for critical user settings, RBackup software can back up many other critical files and data that will make your recovery from even the worst computer nightmares relatively simple.

  E-Cyclopedia Home
Remote Backup Home
Volume 2 Index

Backup and Restore
Backup Online
Backup Program
Backup Tape Drive
Backup Utility
CD Backup
CD Backup Software
CD RW Backup
CDR Backup
Computer Backup
Computer Backup Software
Computer System Backup
Copy Hard Drive
Data Backup And Recovery
Data Backup Services

Data Backup Software
Data Backup Solution
Data Backup Storage
Disk Backup
Disk Cloning
Disk Duplication
Disk Recovery
Hard Disk Cloning

Data Backup System
Data Disaster Recovery
Data Protection
DVD Backup
DVD Backup Software
Exchange Server Backup
File Backup

Data Recovery Experts
Data Recovery Software
Data Transfer
Data Vaulting
Hard Disk Data Recovery Software
Hard Disk Drive Recovery
Hard Drive Cloning
Hard Drive Copy

online backup service quote
Online Backup Software RSS Feed   
Home | Blog | Products | Free Demos | Site Map | About Us | Privacy | Online Backup Articles
Help | Shop Online | Competitive Upgrades | Downloads | Tech Support | Contact Us | Most Popular

by Rob Cosgrove Copyright © 1987-2014 Online Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Online Backup Software right border

Prices and Products Comparison
Buy Now
RBackup Online Backup Software
Bare Metal Backup & Restore
Web Manager PlugIn
E-Commerce PlugIn
RBS Remote PlugIn
Online Backup Estimator
Rent an Online Backup Server
Online Backup Hosting Services
$49 Instant Online Backup Service
SiteShelter Online Backup
Online Backup Business Kit
Migrate to the Amazon Cloud
All Online Backup Products
Competetive Upgrades


Online Backup Server Locator
Emergency Hot Site for Online Backup Servers
RBS Server Tester
Test My Bandwidth
What's My IP Address?
EMail List Add/Remove


Demo Software
Software Updates
Online Backup White Papers
Product Downloads
Tutorials & Webinars


Online Backup Blog
Knowledge Base
Tech Support Home
Enter Support Request
Software Upgrades
Partner's Forum
User's Manuals
Online Backup Articles
Extended Backup Articles
Tutorials & Webinars


Prices & Product Comparison
Shop Online
Find a Service Provider
Volume Licensing


Partner's Forum
Remote Helpdesk

About RBS

Our Company
Contact Us
Change Mailing List Options
Online Backup Blog