Backup for Workgroups is a client-server, backup and recovery system with software components that you run on your computers to back them up and send your backup data to centralized, disk-based storage media. When you use Backup for Workgroups, your data is automatically backed up and stored at a location of your choice so you can recover data lost due to accidents, hard drive failures, computer crashes, theft, or viruses. 

Backup for Workgroups protects your data by systematically performing the following tasks: