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Bielefelder IT-Servicezentrum

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Provide a centralized backup solution to back up data stored on servers not operated by BITS.

Scope of services

  • Backups between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
  • Data is stored on magnetic tapes every 2-3 days
  • Files are kept in 7 versions in the backup
  • Deleted files are kept in 3 versions

The retention period is described here:
Backup System Software Documentation.pdf


Individual agreement of backup volume and backup policy.

Deployment times

The deployment time depends on the complexity of the desired backup solution and is agreed upon individually with the commissioning faculty or department.


Target group

  • Faculties and departments of Bielefeld University


An application can be made through BITS (see Support).


842,16 € /year for operation and support
40,00 €/year per TB

Duty to cooperate

To use this service the installation and operation of a TSM client in the version specified by BITS on the server to be backed up is required. Also a control of the backup protocols is required.


Mo.–Fr. 08:00–16:00 h
Tel.: 0521 106-12777

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