Sunday, October 24 2010 @ 10:21 AM EDT Contributed by: sde
If you do not value the information stored on your computer, data loss may not represent a significant issue. However, for the majority of users, the loss of their data is likely to have profound implications, such as financial loss, time and effort, and emotional distress. Typically, users who are casual about data protection have not yet experienced data loss. However, it represents the most important thing on your computer.
There are many service providers that offer a Linux compatible online backup system. All of the online solutions featured in this article offer users some free online space (varying between 1GB and 50GB), with the exception of CrashPlan. Typical features that they provide include encryption, online access to files, data compression, bandwidth usage, continuous backup, file-by-file-restore, multiple versioning, redundancy, although some are only available for paid accounts.