Website of the Month: Online Backup Providers

Posted on 21. Mar, 2013 by in VirtualConnections Newsletter, Website Resource

online backupI’ll bet you didn’t know that March 31st is World Backup Day. As small business owners, it is important for us to establish and stick to a regular back up plan and not just wait for World Backup Day which occurs once a year. As we all know, loss of data can be catastrophic to any company. So before disaster strikes, check out these online backup providers and get started today in ensuring your data is safe and securely stored off-site.

  1. CrashPlan – http://www.crashplan.com/
  2. Backblaze – http://www.backblaze.com/
  3. KineticD – https://www.kineticd.com/
  4. IBackup – http://www.ibackup.com/
  5. Comodo Backup – http://backup.comodo.com/
  6. MyOtherDrive – http://www.myotherdrive.com/

Some things to consider when selecting an online backup provider are:

  • Storage space
  • Cost – is this a monthly fee or yearly fee
  • Support – if there is a problem do they offer 24/7 support
  • Security – what levels of security do they offer
  • Are you looking to backup a Mac or PC
  • Would you like the option of an app for your iPhone or Smartphone

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