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Advantages of Automated Secure Backups

Go for secure data backupsWhat are the advantages of automated secure backups for business? Well, it would seem like common sense, but automated, secure, and backup are the three most important words for businesses to keep in mind. If they don’t have their data getting backed up automatically in a secure format, then their data could be stolen, lost, or missing. This is because human error could forget to back it up, and automatic backup would prevent that. Secure would allow them to keep it safe so that hackers and other criminals couldn’t get to it. Backing it up would simply mean that if something happened like a fire, property damage, or vandalism, the data wouldn’t be lost.

Plenty of Choice

There is an array of third-party services that can provide automatic back-up in a secure fashion. Business data and data security are two of the high-profile B2B niches because all businesses have gone digital now, even if it’s just customer records, and there has to be an easy way to backup that data. (more…)

Egnyte Going After Box Business Customers with “Box Buster Buyout”

Egnyte's Box Buyout Program

Egnyte, the top source of Cloud as well as hybrid cloud file sharing solutions for corporate houses, recently declared the “Box Buster Buyout program”. The Box Buster Program lets users to switch to a corresponding package at Egnyte without any charge for the entire period of 2012, i.e. a free resettlement towards the better side. There are many scenarios where Egnyte outperforms Box.

If you are not concerned with who sees what files and who has access to which folders, if you are concerned with just getting the work done faster without having a secure system, you can be contented with Box as all the security features are provided by Egnyte only. (more…)

Interview with Alexander Negrash From CloudBerry Lab

CloudBerry Backup reviewsWe got in touch with CloudBerry Lab’s Alexander Negrash and got to ask him a few questions about CloudBerry’s online backup solution. The company started back in 2008, and started building its cloud storage and computing products simply out of necessity. Today CloudBerry is one of the best providers on the market if you want to have full control over your online backup process, while having access to a range of different technologies available to further handle this data. Alexander is very excited about their new virtual drive software that will allow people to use cloud storage as if it were a local disk. (more…)

Some of The Best Cloud Backup Solutions

The best cloud backup toolsWith plenty of online backup companies and similar services available on the market, it might get a bit confusing at times to choose a company to trust your precious data to. Every now and then we compose lists of what we think are some of the best cloud storage and backup solutions around on the market. This time we decided to include Live Mesh from Microsoft, as well as ZipCloud in our listing. Head through to find out which other companies we picked for our list of some of the best cloud-based backup tools: (more…)

Interview with Ian Leighfield From MyPC Backup

Ian Leighfield For our series of interviews with online backup companies, we recently had the chance to interview Ian Leighfield from MyPC Backup. Ian is head of business development for this highly popular backup service and took us through the history and mission of MyPC Backup, and continued by sharing a few interesting facts with us. He revealed that they will be releasing new plans specifically for businesses on May 15th, and talked about their plans to launch a white labe solution for resellers which is due for release the first of June. That and lots more are some of the things we discussed with Ian. (more…)

What Online Backups and Data Exchange Systems Can Mean for Your Business

Storing business dataSince the recording of business transactions is vital to a business’ life, each business must retain records for several years. Various laws govern the length of retention for different types of records.

Why Online Backups for Your Business Data?

With modern storage devices, millions of records may be maintained in a small amount of space. However, no matter what media are used, there is the possibility that the media will reach the point that it cannot be read. This disaster happens to all media whether it’s the hard drive, flash drive, or compact disc. Therefore, each business should consider the advantages of online backups. There are many online backup services from which to choose. All of them offer backup services at periodic intervals, unlimited storage, and data encryption. (more…)

Happy World Backup Day!

World Backup DayYep, it may sound odd but there really is something called “World Backup Day“, and March 31st happens to be that day of the year that backup nerds like ourselves celebrate by… taking backups of our data. If you’re not taking any backups yet, then today is the perfect day for you to finally get into the routine of taking backups every now and then. An even better idea could be to pick one of the online backup services listed on our site and get your backups done automatically so you don’t have to worry about anything. There’s a bunch of companies running a cool World Backup Day deal, Backblaze is just one of them.

You can head over to the official World Backup Day website for more info and cool stuff including contests and interesting tips on backups. A fun little fact: World Backup Day was created thanks to a reddit hit from a few hardcore backup’ers wanting to raise awareness about the importance of taking backups on a regular bass.

Interview with MyOtherDrive Co-Founder John DeRegnaucourt

John Deregnaucourt from MyOtherDriveWe had the opportunity to interview John DeRegnaucourt, co-founder and president of MyOtherDrive over the weekend. He explains how the company started out, why customers should choose their backup service and what’s in store for the future. As he explains in our Q&A, MyOtherDrive initially started as a photo/file sharing company and evolved into an online backup service. Because of this history, their service is today one of the best solutions for both backing up and sharing files like pictures and videos in the cloud. Be sure to read our interview to learn more about MyOtherDrive. (more…)

Why You Should Prefer Online Backups over Offline Backup Software

Online backup process modelComputers may be expensive, but the files they store are even more valuable. People keep so much information on computers that creating backups has become a day-to-day necessity. There’s some disagreement on which type of backup is best, but if you take a close look you’ll find that online backup services are superior.

What’s the Difference?

Offline backups cannot be performed while a database is running. They are created a single time and stored. From there, they cannot be altered. You have a stable copy, but only of one moment. Online backups, on the other hand, can be performed while a database runs normally. Activity doesn’t need to stop; manual activation is not a requirement. (more…)

Q&A with Mozy’s Product Manager Ted Haeger

Logo of MozyIt’s time for a new type of articles here at Online Backup Reviews; today we’re publishing our first interview with one of the backup solution providers that are listed on our site. Mozy has the honour to be the very first company that we interviewed, the company’s product manager Ted Haeger was kind enough to let us do a Q&A with him. We talked about what makes Mozy different from other backup services, what’s in store for their new Mozy feature and the future of Mozy and cloud storage in general. (more…)