An open protocol for network-based backups of file servers that allows platform-independent data storage.
Network File System
An industry-standard protocol that allows a network storage-management application (such as Tivoli Storage Manager) to control the backup and recovery of an NDMP-compliant file server without installing third-party software on that file server.
A communication protocol that standardizes command and control functions, allowing a central backup application to seamlessly backup different file servers.
Open standard network protocol. Enables efficient back up and restore of Network Attached Storage (NAS) file systems to tape drives or libraries that are locally attached to the NAS file servers.