We all know that it is important to back up our business / computer data from time to time. However, should you choose online backup over offline backup? What are the advantages of online backup?
Automated & Convenient
Backing up your data regularly is not only time consuming, it requires a lot of discipline. Most online backup solutions are automated and it allows its users to schedule daily / weekly backup time, making the entire process effortless and convenient.
Prevent Data Loss
Your company internal data is safe if you have online backup. Even if your PC / laptop breaks down, you can still get back all your data as long as you have online backup.
Share Easily When Needed
By backing up your data online, your colleagues or other members in your organization can access the online backup account to get the data they want with if you share the access password with them.
Imagine if your data is stored only on a particular PC / laptop, other users would have to line up in order to get the data they want.
If you back up you important data to a PC / laptop, once it is stolen, your data can never be recovered. In this case, backing up your data online is safer.
In addition, anyone who wants to access your online backup will need the username and password to do so.