Online backup systems are usually built around client application,makingback up of your data at regular intervals (usually in the evening while the load is smaller) storing it on several remote locations.
Client application safely collects, compresses, encrypts and transfers data on service provider servers, which are situated on different remote, geographical locations.
Some of the benefits to online backup systems:
- Backup process is automated
- Data is stored on different remote locations
- Raises security
- Simple to use