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Novosoft Office Backup - Data Backup Software
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Latest version: 4.0
12 August 2011
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Backup Software is a Joke

Are you a lucky dog?

Regarding the issue of file protection, this would signify you have never before knew by experience a data failure causing your critical files, movies, or even a collection of HDs going to nowhere. This implies you are that 1 of 5 PC users. Good luck is the thing you do not desire that much as long as you are ready, some may think. Buy a backup software application to be your simple file protection, so nothing gets demolished. So, that is the moment I ask 'Oh, surely?'

Have you seen those not so fortunate ones, who did meet a data case killing their critical files, emails, and a group of hard disk drives? Well, I have met. The more I talked about stuff with them, the more regularly a notion appeared: there were tons of users who did really set up backup software before the data misfortune happened. How is that? Does that imply those solutions do not really serve? For aught I know, there are a lot of cool applications which back up data very good. But that is only the part of the deal. Backing up is not plenty as it is to protect your important files. What you need to get secure is a disaster recovery strategy.

There is very much nerves about backup that this another piece often gets out of computer data protection evangelist scope. But backing up is not that complicated. Recovering files is when the actual trouble goes.

There is an illustration. Mr. X is into file protection. He has got repository to transfer his backup there and a software solution to accomplish the transferring job. The data are corporate documents, important emails, and different unauthorized access sensible information. So, Mr. X encrypts these data. After that he sets up his reliable backup software to store data to the reliable place. But there is a thing: he hasn't backed up the encrypting key.

He may have put it on a smart card that last one is failed or demolished. Or the encryption key was on a computer observing the blue screen of dying. What are Mr. X's chances now to recover the backed up and saved files? Nothing (or lower).

Hence, forget the encryption. Let's observe we back stuff up from an NTFS to a FAT 32 HDD. A world of storage space on that last one, but what the devil, where did a piece of a 4 GB data fly? To the fields of positive hunting (FAT 32 does not permit files to be more than 4 GB).

And those are only a piece of various troubles regarding the matter of proper important data restore. So, next time you keep in mind about a backup strategy, consider about a recovery solution too.

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