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So I'm looking into a lot of online services for backing up important data. I suppose the key factors to take note of are as follows:

Budget: $10 per month or $120 per year
Space Required: ~50GB but the more the better
Monitoring of data to ensure backup is current

Currently I use Dropbox. I love it, however I just want to check the field and see what others are using.
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post #2 of 7
I use Dropbox as well
Love it
Free+2 Referrals and offers got me to 3.4GB of free space
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post #3 of 7
You could look at using Amazon S3 with some software that knows how to talk to it.
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post #4 of 7
Carbonite is $60 a year for a single computer. You get unlimited storage (but starts to throttle at 200GB). I have a friend that swears by it, you can also find some coupons for it once in a while online to be even cheaper.

Also there is a 15 day free trial if you want to test it out.
 
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post #5 of 7
I like and recommend Mozy, $5.99 a month for 50gb. We use it quite a bit for several work laptops as well. http://mozy.com
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post #6 of 7
Crashplan.

Dropbox is not true backup.
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post #7 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blizzie View Post
Crashplan.

Dropbox is not true backup.
I second Crashplan.
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