However, what is becoming increasingly popular among small businesses and home users is backing up their data to an offsite backup company. For example, Mozy, a company owned by EMC Corp., is a relatively inexpensive online data backup tool that allows both Windows and Mac users to back up their data to an offsite server, and does not require any backup/restore infrastructure to be maintained by the user. There is standard Mozy for home users and MozyPro for small business users.
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Inexpensive online backup tools such as Mozy are the best option, unless your data is so confidential that it's worth the cost of supporting your own data backup/restore infrastructure.
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