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In the digital age, data backup is a must item of any business. It is essential to have an efficient backup system in place to prevent data loss and ensure business continuity. However, backup costs can quickly add up, and it is necessary to find ways to reduce these costs. In this blog post, we will discuss some ways to save backup costs.

  1. Cloud-based Backups

    Cloud-based backups are an excellent way to save backup costs. They are affordable, and you only pay for the storage you use. Cloud-based backups also eliminate the need for expensive hardware and human resource. With CloudBacko cloud-based backups, you can easily scale up or down as your backup needs change.

  2. Tiered Storage

    Not all data is equally important, and storing all data on expensive storage can quickly add up the cost. Tiered storage is a cost-effective solution that allows you to store data based on its importance. With tiered storage, you can store critical data on expensive high-performance storage and store less important data on lower cost storage. CloudBacko supports multi-destinations backup at competitive price, you can bring your own disk or use CloudBacko Drive which is powered by Microsoft Azure. For details, please view here.

  3. Data Deduplication and Compression

    Deduplication and compression are effective ways to save backup costs. Deduplication eliminates redundant data and only stores unique data, reducing storage requirements. Compression reduces the size of the backup data, further reducing storage requirements. By using deduplication and compression, you can significantly reduce the backup storage costs. Using CloudBacko deduplication, storage can be saved from 90% for virtual machines, 60% for databases and 50% for regular files.

Backup costs are a necessary expense for any business. However, there are ways to reduce these costs without compromising the backup system's efficiency. Cloud-based backups, tiered storage, deduplication, and compression are just a few ways to save backup costs. By implementing these cost-saving techniques, you can ensure that your data is protected. Download CloudBacko free trial.