- Use a third party backup tool that allows you to do compression of the backup files such as:
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- Write your full backup to multiple files, so each of these can be sent individually. These can also be compressed using WinZip or some other compression software.
- Use a third party fail over solution that keeps the two boxes in synch. These tools also have compression capabilities to allow you to send data over a WAN. Some of these tools include:
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