Backup and Restore

The CIS Division provides a backup service to ensure the integrity of data stored on the Technion computers. Backup is done automatically at predetermined times, as specified on the Backup policy page. Backup service for central servers (both physical and virtual) of the CIS Division is free of charge. Backup service for faculty servers and personal computers involves a cost, made from Technion or Technion R&D Foundation budget. Cost of service is listed on the Backup policy page and in the CIS Division pricelist.


main backup systems
SW CompanySymantecVEEAMDruvaNetApp
Types of computers backed upCIS and faculties' physical servers
CIS and faculties' virtual servers
PCs and mobile devicesComputers with files on central storage array
Backup destinationCentral storage systems Central storage systemsAmazon cloud in Western EuropeCentral storage array
What is backed up data and Operating SystemsOperating Systemsdata only on local disksPersonal information
Data RecoveryOpening a helpdesk callOpening a helpdesk callSelf recovery using the software interface or browser . InstructionsSelf restore according to the instructions or opening a call at helpdesk