Re: Cloud backup?

Subject: Re: Cloud backup?
From: Paul Nagai <naglists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:24:35 -0800

Caveat nebula.
https://gimletmedia.com/episode/71-the-picture-taker/

P.S. If you correct my Latin, I hear your hard drive ticking. :)



On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 1:38 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
wrote:

> An important thing with offsite backups is that the service provider
>>
> versions your files.
>
> Yes, indeed. And if you're going to back up from multiple platforms (I
> understand that the OP is looking for "non-Mac" backup, but I'm extending
> this discussion to a general situation), be sure that even if versioning is
> supported on the first platform, it's also supported on the others.
>
> Just this week I wanted to retrieve an older version of a file from my
> Carbonite backup for my Mac. I was astonished (and then outraged) to find
> that although versioning is supported for my Windows system backup, it's
> not for my Mac! Same cost for the backup (it's based on overall storage
> capacity), but without a very important feature. When I first started with
> Carbonite quite a few years ago, I carefully looked at the features, but
> only for Windows machines. I only "recently" added my MacBook to the
> backup, when I started using it more seriously for work.
>
> I've been following this thread with great interest because I want to
> switch from Carbonite to something that treats my Windows and MacBook
> backups the same (or at least charges less for the lesser-supported
> platform!).
>
> -Monique
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References:
Cloud backup?: From: Chris Morton
RE: Cloud backup?: From: Syed Zaeem Hosain
Re: Cloud backup?: From: Daniel Friedman
Re: Cloud backup?: From: Monique Semp

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