World BackUp Day!

Happy World BackUp Day!  I know it is one of those silly made up days, but it is important to think about.  Why not make today the day that you decide to take action and backup the information on your computer.  Think about all the information you have on your computer: family photos, family videos, that old term paper from college,  a project for work that you worked weeks/months on,  and all of your contacts to name a few.  You would be devastated to lose all of that information.  I would recommend that you have at least 2 different backup methods, a local backup and an offsite backup.  Why? Unfortunately things like fire and theft can destroy the local backup.

The most basic way to backup your information is to run down to your local electronics store and pick up an external hard drive, make sure it has enough storage for all of your information.  It can be as simple as plug it into your computer and drag files onto it.  Of course, there are also ways to make your computer automatically backup to the external drive as well.  The Cloud is another great way to back up information, you can use Dropbox and even better solutions such as CrashPlan, BackBlaze and Carbonite.

If you are not sure what is best for you, let us help.  Give us a call and we can find the perfect solution to fit your needs.