Online backup is a booming industry, with dozens of vendors providing storage in the cloud. The idea is a compelling one: for a few dollars a year, you have immediate and automatic offsite storage of your most critical files. No messing with tapes, making DVDs, or worrying if you have the most current files backed up.
These products all work in similar fashion and to help you evaluate backup vendors, we have put together a short checklist (see sidebar).Verizon is one of the key players in this space, and sells its Online Backup and Sharing service as one of a series of SMB-oriented offerings. You can read the rest of the article, which was posted on Tom’s Hardware this week, here.