by Paul Rudo on 28/09/10 at 5:10 am
Online backup isn’t just for laptops anymore. The technology has evolved a lot over recent years. Today’s modern B2B backup services are able to help with a number of functions within the company.
These include areas such as data protection, compliance, server performance, and datacenter resiliency.
Below, I’ve made a list of what I consider to be the 25 most important backup services for business.
Affordable enterprise-grade online backup. Includes online & local backup software, disaster recovery, and cloud storage. Plug-ins for SQL, Exchange, VM, Hyper-V and NetApp.
Helping businesses back up their data while staying ahead of rapid business data storage growth.
Serious business backup service with support for many different operating systems.
Enterprise online backup from Venyu, helping to maximize both data protection and availability.
Zamanda is best known for offering businesses an online backup service that is very cost-effective and easy to manage.
- Novosoft Remote Backup
Online cloud backup that is easy, affordable, secure and practical. They also offer your first 5 GB for free.
An industry-certified leader in cloud backup and corporate disaster recovery.
Offering both free and high-end backup solutions with support for VMWare, Sun, Linux, Windows and Mac.
Iron Mountain’s entry into the business online backup market.
Online backup from a talented and diverse group of entrepreneurs.
Helping ensure that your company is thoroughly prepared for even the most menacing of data disasters.
Advanced, full-featured backup service provider with a special focus on compliance.
- Seagate i365
Online backup backed by a strong name, and trusted by a broad client base.
A rapidly-growing innovator which has been providing online backup since 2005.
Fast, secure online backup with an established partner network.
Award-winning backup provider, recommended by VARs for over 10 years.
A trade-only cloud backup provider, built on a network of over 50 independent reseller partners.
The Canadian leader in online backup to the cloud, with a broad presence in the blogosphere.
Business backup with additional services built in, such as file storage, synching and sharing.
Years of experience in providing scalable data protection to companies of many different sizes.
Fast, reliable premium backup company that offers world-class support at no extra charge.
A premium data protection provider that offers a free product trial. They have a long list of clients and testimonials available.
Offering both cloud storage and IT services in the cloud, for a higher level of service.
A British provider of seriously robust backup for English businesses.
- Data Castle
Helping companies remain safe, resilient and well-managed when it comes to their critical data.
- Timeline Cloud (New Entry)
Pure backup for service providers, businesses and individuals.
The business-class counterpart to one of the world’s most popular low-cost backup solutions.