Endpoint backup can be challenging for a number of reasons. The biggest difficulty occurs because these devices are not always (if ever) connected to a network. However, the endpoint backup picture has improved greatly over the past few years thanks to increased attention and innovation in the space.
If you are worried about losing data on endpoint devices (as you should be), this collection of recent expert advice is a great place to start learning more about the subject.
to back up mobile devices and laptops
Backup expert Brien Posey discusses the state of enterprise backups for mobile devices and laptop computers in this Expert Answer.
challenges of backing up laptops and mobile devices
This Expert Answer details challenges involved with laptop and mobile device data backup, such as limited connectivity and bandwidth and how backup vendors are addressing these issues.
rise of practical laptop backups
This Expert Answer explains improvements in laptop computer backups, which are becoming a manageable task after decades as a thorn in the sides of IT pros.
difference between tablet backups and laptop backups
Learn why smartphone and tablet backup offer a completely different set of challenges than backing up laptops.
third-part software to back up iPhones, iPads
Learn how iPhone and iPad backup is performed using third-party software in this Expert Answer.
This was first published in June 2013