Cloud Backup

One of the most commonly discussed cloud computing services for lawyers is the uploading and storage of files.  For the most part, that involves synchronizing your files from your local computer and having an encrypted copy stored in the cloud.

Cloud backup is not about file synchronization.  It is about a proper backup process, beyond just your working files and data.  You can find file synchronization apps over here.

Acronis
Online backup and imaging of computers.

Carbonite
Backup to a local “offline” external drive or online.  Look at the HomePlus, HomePremier, or Business products.  Note HIPAA compatible products.

Crashplan
Backup to a local “offline” external drive or online.  Look at the non-free CrashPlan+ or CrashPlan Pro products.

Mozy
The MozyPro products are geared towards businesses like small law firms.

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