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#1 starrouter

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Posted 10 November 2014 - 11:45 AM

I am looking into doing some of my backups online.  I currently backup to NAS devices which works very well, but I would like my more critical data to also be backed up to an offsite location just incase of fire or water damage in the server room.  What I am wanting is just online storage that I can backup or copy my most important data to.  Something that will let me map a drive letter to or use a unc path to like  \\server\foldername.  I do not want something that tries to keep folders in sync, like dropbox does, just an offsite hard drive if you will.  Has anyone used Driveblaze ?  It looks like a really affordable way to go for two machines but I'm a little concerned about it automatically backing up everything - I want to be in control of what gets backed up and when.



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Posted 06 December 2014 - 10:36 AM

Isn't it cheaper to have 2 same NAS devices and change them every week? Every friday someone swaps NAS from room and all good. Old school way.


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Posted 30 December 2014 - 04:57 AM

Microsoft provides online backup called Windows Azure Backup. You can compare the prize to see if it is OK. See:

 

Windows Azure Backup

 

And a cheap(est) way is to use an external drive for storing backup (with Windows Server Backup) and take it away from office...






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