|1. Electronic Vaulting means that data are backed-up, and the output is electronically transmitted to a secured offsite storage location.
2. The transfer of data to an offsite storage facility using a communications link.
(Source: Business Continuity Institute - BCI)
3. Electronically forwarding backup data to an offsite server or storage facility. Vaulting eliminates the need for tape shipment and therefore significantly shortens the time required to move the data offsite.
(Source: Disaster Recovery Institute International / Disaster Recovery Journal - DRII/DRJ)
4. Electronic transmission of data to a server or storage facility.
(Source: ENISA - the European Network and Information Security Agency. BCM & Resilience Glossary)