Online storage is not backup

I recently had a user with a corrupt Microsoft Word file.  He felt he had a backup since he was using Microsoft OneDrive.   
Unfortunately, services such as OneDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive will not protect you again accidentally deleted files, modified files, or corrupted files.   These services are designed to synchronize files between different systems and the cloud.  If a file is deleted on one computer or becomes modified or corrupted on one computer, this will propagate to the cloud and all the other computers.   

Backup - Not just for business anymore

It's estimated that 1/3 of all computer users don't do any backup on their computer systems, and that of those that do 3/4 only do it once a month or less. 

With more and more of our important data (pictures, videos, etc) stored digitally, backup for the home user is as important as it is for the business user.

Let's explore some of the options available for backup.

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