IT - Backup

As ransomware gets smarter and the use of AI increases, tape-based backup offers some security and budget relief

"For well over a decade, tech journalists and backup vendors alike have been saying that tape is dead. Conventional wisdom has long held that disk and cloud-based backups are far superior to tape backups, and that it is time for tape to go the way of the floppy disk. But is tape about to make a comeback? On the surface, the idea that tape is about to have some sort of grand revival seems ludicrous. Even so, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction, and tape may very well be poised for a resurrection..."

Leaders: Carbonite for consumers, Arcserve for SMBs, Databarracks for enterprise, Asigra for enablers

"The top 100 online backup companies are grouped into 4 categories, namely:

  • Consumer - for the general consumers
  • Small Medium Business - for SMBs
  • Enterprise - for large enterprise corporations
  • Enablers - for enablers, channel, white label companies

The top 100 Online Backup Companies are determined mainly based on these criteria outlined in this article: How Do I Choose the Best Online Backup Provider?..."


'Backup' has become so much more than simply backing up your data in the case of disaster

"Another year and another World Backup Day has come upon us far faster than I would have liked. As always, a timely reminder for the world to 'backup' its data. But in 2019, 'backup' has become so much more than simply backing up your data in the case of disaster. Since World Backup Day was established in 2011, the world of backup has become a very different beast, and transformed into cloud data management..."

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