The data is immediately stored away from your location using an automated backup system. Backups can be scheduled as frequently as hourly or once a month; whichever best fits your needs. Also, only an Internet connection is needed, completely eliminating the need for expensive backup equipment. Since the system is automated, in-house or outsourced IT support staff can focus on more important functions; such as, system upgrades and maintenance as well as network and overall IT security issues.