Regardless of whether your backup data is deduplicated or not, a carefully constructed backup cycle needs to be maintained. You will not necessarily need to take a full weekly backup, but retention policies need to be set so that there is always a copy from which to recover. Similarly, if your deduplicated backup images are stored remotely, all non-expired tapes must remain off-site.
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