Due to the busy lifestyle of most people, many forget to back up their files. It is a good idea to frequently back up your files to prevent data loss. It would be very frustrating to lose important documents, pictures music and other data in a matter of seconds. In case your hard drive crashes and you do not have a backup, you may opt to have your data recovered by a specialist. However, this can be very expensive and can take several weeks to complete.

To prevent problems caused by unexpected hard drive failures, consider backing up your data to online file data storage. This is actually a service that works like an external hard drive. Instead of using a physical device that you attach to your computer’s USB port, your storage space can be accessed through the Internet. Online media storage uses servers with RAID setup for storing data. This means data is mirrored to another drive. If one of the drives fails, there will be a backup.

Don’t risk losing your files. SmartFile has several storage plans you can choose from. You might want to consider signing up for a free trial to determine how our service can help prevent of data loss.

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