Re: cloud backup services, for EXE files ?

Subject: Re: cloud backup services, for EXE files ?
From: Laura Lemay <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com>
To: Katherine Noftz Nagel <lists -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:21:49 -0800


I love Dropbox, I pay for Dropbox, but it is very expensive if all you're going to use it for is backups (with the exception that if you have less
than 2GB to back up, it's free).

Most of my friends who do use dedicated online backup use Crashplan, after having issues with both Mozy and Carbonite.

Laura

On Feb 10, 2012, at 9:04 AM, Katherine Noftz Nagel wrote:

> On 2012-02-10 9:06 AM, Monique Semp wrote:
>>> Why not try Dropbox? https://www.dropbox.com/
>>
>> Good question/suggestion. I'm looking for an automatic solution though
>> -- not something that requires me to be disciplined enough to routinely,
>> frequently, and actively select which files I want to have backed up.
>> The big benefit of a solution specifically intended for backups is that
>> it will happen automatically.
>
> I'm using Dropbox for my offsite backup. I put my original documents, pictures, and music directories in Dropbox, then put aliases where the OS and applications expect the directories to be. Backup is automatic, and I have access to all my stuff from both my desktop computer and my laptop.
>
> Have been less successful with working apps, but no problem at all with installers. Been able to switch all but one of my email accounts to IMAP, so my mail is accessible on both computers as well.
>
> --
> Kat Nagel, Owner
> MasterWork Consulting
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cloud backup services, for EXE files ?: From: Monique Semp
Re: cloud backup services, for EXE files ?: From: Alec Chakenov
Re: cloud backup services, for EXE files ?: From: Monique Semp
Re: cloud backup services, for EXE files ?: From: Katherine Noftz Nagel

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