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News from our Suppliers: Online back up options & which is the best for your business

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

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Francesca Geens of Digital Dragonfly tackles in this Q&A one of the key needs for businesses to ensure continuity in the case of a computer / network failure: Online back up. This is also one of the topics that Francesca will cover in her upcoming workshop hosted by AWAD on 25th June, ‘Top tech tips for the art dealer on the go: Improve your productivity, flexibility and security’. To book this session that has very limited availability click here.

Q. I’m confused about the various online backup solutions on offer! How do I decide which one to use?

This is a question I tackle almost daily with my clients. We are all increasingly reliant on cloud services in one way or another but many clients are still not sure on how best to use the cloud for business and a surprising number of people still don’t have any backup plan in place at all. It doesn’t help that there are an almost endless list of cloud backup services on offer and it can be difficult to differentiate and decide on the best one for you.

My golden backup rule is that if your data is mission critical you need to have it in more than one place. The cloud is perfect for this and I always recommend you backup to a removable hard-drive as well as the services listed below.

Also think about the different types of data that you have. For example work documents are different from your music collection or your photographs. This article is focused on your work documents. (more…)

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