by Rob Boirun for BurnWorld.com
Tips for Choosing the
Best Secure Data Backup
As the average file size increases, the way that we handle data backup and storage must also evolve. There are a wide variety of options available when it comes to choosing a secure backup plan, and different backup storage devices are designed to meet specific needs for specific users.
Consider the following backup options when designing your data backup plan.
1. Determine the quantity of files that you will be backing up, as well as approximate file sizes. Will you be backing up your entire system, or just specific files that are more important?
2. Keep in mind that this amount is going to grow in the future, and your data storage and backup needs will grow over time.
3. Determine what your budget is for backup storage devices like NAS storage options and other backup and storage media options.
4. Consider the types of files that you intend to archive. If you will be archiving files that you need to be able to reach, such as music or photographs, then you need a portable media that you can access easily.
Once you have a basic idea about what you need to store and how much space and flexibility or portability you need, you can start appraising some of the options that are available to you. These are just some of the options that would allow you to easily backup and store your files:
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