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Never Lose Data Again

relax-computerYou’ve heard the horror stories.

The hard drive crash that wiped out the family photos…

The virus that destroyed the school research paper your friend was working on…

The laptop that was stolen while on vacation – with all the vacation photos on it…

A 2013 Harris Interactive survey showed a whopping 29% of computer users have never backed up their data.  Not 30 days ago, not 10 years ago – they have never backed up – not even once.

If you’re here, you probably care about your data. You want to protect it.

You know backups are important, but you’re not sure where to start.  Backup Review can help.

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  • CrashPlan PRO Review

    The CrashPlan PRO Dashboard
    CrashPlan PRO is an online backup service for businesses.  It's developed by Code42, which is the same company behind CrashPlan for home users.  CrashPlan PRO adds support for multiple users, so you can manage backups for everyone in your organization.
  • Symform Review: User-Contributed Cloud Storage

    Symform logo
    Symform is an online backup service that gives you free cloud storage space for contributing excess space on your hard drive.  It began as a venture-funded startup in Seattle, WA, and has raised over $15 million in its 6-year history.  In August 2014, it was purchased by Quantum Corporation. If you want to back up all your files online for free, you might want to consider Symform.  In this review, I'll take a look at this peer-to-peer cloud service and see how it stacks up against the traditional players in the industry.
  • How to Backup Your iPhone with IDrive’s Mobile App

    IDrive is an online backup service that can backup desktop computers and mobile devices, all on the same account.  IDrive gives users 5GB free to backup photos, videos, and contacts on your mobile device.  An unlimited backup plan is available for $4.99/year, with a limit of 5 mobile devices.  IDrive customers on the personal or business plans can backup their mobile devices at no additional charge. In this article, I'll show you how to backup your iPhone with the IDrive mobile app.