To make the production system work with no downtime in case of disaster, backups come as a solution. With backups off-site or in the cloud, businesses become more stable as their mission-critical applications will keep working. To help customers balance cost, risk and simplicity, StarWind works seamlessly with different types of backup providers. It also offers StarWind VTL Appliance so that admins can achieve required tape backups and offload them to the cloud. This guide describes best practices for backing up the StarWind Virtual SAN environment.