First things first, you need to define what a backup is.
This term is widely used in the technology and information sector. Specifically, it defines what a backup or the backup process is. Typically, a backup refers to copying and archiving of data from the computer. In any case, its usefulness is in recovering the information, especially when, due to any inconvenience, it risks being lost. Generally, it is done on a support outside your own infrastructure. It is also possible to make a virtual copy. This way, it will be stored on external hard drives, CDs, pendrives and, also, in the cloud.
Backup Software: What is it?
The computer program used to perform a backup is called backup software. Such a computer tool not only makes it possible to obtain a copy of the information, but helps manage and control the various copies of important digital files on different types of storage devices (tapes, external hard drives, etc.). This type of software is usually quite effective and very useful. That is, when strictly following the procedures of security and maintenance of information defined by the company. Meaning that, protocols in this matter are as important as the tool itself.