Data loss is common all around the world. Sometimes it is due to a mistake, and sometimes due to a lack of attention to details. But whatever the cause, loss of data can cause loss of time, effort and money, which is why it is important that you take steps to prevent data loss.
To help you in this regard, given below are five ways to backup data.
1. Save your Data on The Internet
Number one on our list and probably by far the best option is to upload your data to the cloud. It’s all about cloud now and for the right reasons, too.
The best cloud services secure your data with end to end encryption and make it available to you whenever you need it. While there are some free cloud packages available, it is recommended that you go for a premium package as they do not only offer more space and bandwidth, but higher security as well.
Some of the best cloud storage service providers include:
iCloud is very famous among Apple users as it offers 5GB of free space but you can get more for a price. The good thing is that the service is not only for Apple users but Windows users can buy it as well.
- Google Drive
It has 15 GB of free storage and works on almost all platforms. You can store all kinds of data and even use it to share files among users. The service works well on both Windows and Mac platforms.
- One Drive
It has free storage of 5 GB with built in accessibility for Windows 10 users through File Explorer. Mac users can access One Drive by downloading the app from the App Store.
- Other Providers
There are many companies that offer cloud services to individuals and businesses at affordable rates.These are recommended, especially if you run a business, as they offer a lot of space at affordable rates with additional features as well.
2. Use External Hard Drives
You can connect an external hard drive with your computer to transfer data from your computer to the disk and to the computer from the disk.
Most new portable hard drives have USB 3.0 capabilities which make file transfer much faster. External hard drives have benefits as they are secure and work without the internet. Plus, they are portable so it is easy to carry ‘em around.
3. Use NAS Devices for Backup
NAS, also known as Network Attached Security, is a server whose entire function is to store data. It supports both wireless and wired transfers depending on your computers and drives. It can also be configured to display as a drive on your computer.
Even though it backs up several computers at a time and can do automatic backups, it’s pricey and can also often fail to load properly.
4. Burn Your Files to CD’s and DVD’s
This was the most popular way to backup data when external hard drives and clouds didn’t exist, however not many people use this tool nowadays as CDs and DVDs have limited space and are also hard to store.
5. Transfer it to a Flash Drive
USB flash drives are small and portable drives that can easily fit in your pocket or hang from your keychain. When first introduced, they used to be extremely expensive and came with little storage space, but today you can buy flash drives at very affordable rates.
The good thing is that they work on all computers without any trouble and some other devices, such as LCDs also come with USB ports that can help transfer data easily.
Their only drawback is that they can get misplaced easily due to their small size.
Data resiliency is something we should all worry about, so make sure to take steps to protect your data.
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