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Block Backup

IT Services’ Block Backup service offers our basic backup services — Backup and Recovery (BaRS) and/or Disk-Based Replication — at a significant bulk discount.


  • Competitive pricing for 10 TB blocks of backup data
  • Industry-standard performance and reliability
  • Located in Stanford's secure and central Data Center facilities
  • Assistance with data restores
  • BaRS includes off-site storage in a secure facility
  • Disk-Based Replication enables quick recovery from hardware failures with online backups and does not require backup software installation

Getting started

To discuss the Block Backup service, submit a request via OrderIT. The Block Backup service is available to departments and organizations and is charged monthly to your department’s IT Services bill.

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Last modified August 7, 2014