August 19, 2022
Debbie SewBlest , EMB 101
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a backup of your files means more than having two copies. Where you store these
files is even more important.
data safe is important not only for privacy but also to protect your
investment. If you have been doing machine embroidery as long as I have, you
have collected a LOT of designs. Probably many that you forgot you even had.
biggest mistake you can make when backing up files is not having duplicates in
two different locations. Having files on your computer and on a portable hard
drive, for instance, only helps if you have a computer meltdown.
helpful if the portable hard drive is kept in another off-site location to
protect your backup files but that is far from convenient when it comes to
keeping it up to date.
forbid, you suffer a natural disaster, you may lose everything, including your
backup files. That is what makes cloud-based backup a great option.
What to Consider When
Choosing the Cloud
Will it work with your PC or Mac? Some cloud-based programs work with
Many companies offer free storage, eliminating any financial risk to try.
Do files backup automatically or do you have to move them manually?
Syncing allows you to have seamless updates.
Access to support is important, not only when you need help with setup and
use but also in the event that you need to restore lost files.
Some companies provide encryption and/or other additional safety bonuses.
are some links to use as a starting point to research the best option for you.
Each has various levels of additional protections and different ways that it
backs up and/or syncs files.
What kind of backup do you use?