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Seagate BUP Slim

The American manufacturer of hard drives SEAGATE, within its product line, has a line called 'BackUP Slim' which gives name to the acronym BUP Slim Seagate.

The purpose of this BUP Slim product is to create backups.

BUP Slim Seagate Backups

The main goal of a BUP Slim Seagate backup is to prevent data loss. This means that important data is in a second physical location, such as an external hard drive, a physical paste-type disc, be it CD, DVD, or Blu-ray, a cloud storage system, or networked. local.

In this approach, regular data is backed up by creating a single copy in a second location, but applications or other system files are not backed up. The files that are backed up are not removed from the original source.

The Seagate BUP slim is an external storage device with a USB connection which can be connected to:

  1. Network router: for sharing files and data on the network and can be accessible to many devices such as PCs, Macs, Smart TVs and even phones and tablets.
  2. Game Console: as an additional storage unit for game files. The games would be installed on the USB drive and can be moved from the game console's internal storage.
  3. USB port in your car: to have your entire music library available during a long journey. The vehicle equipment may require the USB drive to be formatted with the FAT32 file system and may also have capacity limitations.
  4. Smart TVs: to play photos, music or video on the television in the living room or bedroom.
  5. Server: to perform pre-scheduled backups, however, in this section you must pay special attention to the size of the drive sector, which may be set to 4k, which is not compatible with Windows Server 2003 or 2008 OS. .
  6. DVR system: to increase the storage capacity of the DVR.

Operating System Compatibility - External drives generally do not require additional drivers to work with modern operating systems. These external drives are compatible with standard device drivers that are already included in these factory operating systems.