Backup to external USB drive, mapped network drive, local hard drive
CloudBacko supports backup of data to external USB drive, mapped network drive, and local hard drive.
Why use CloudBacko when I can directly copy data to external USB drivem, mapped drive and local drive?
First of all, how are you going to copy the data of VMware guest virtual machines, Microsoft Exchange Database, Microsoft SQL Database to there automatically and as frequent as you want? CloudBacko is the answer.
Secondly, CloudBacko encrypts all the filenames and contents of your data on your local machine before sending to your external / mapped / local drives. Besides, it encrypts everything with 256-bit truly randomized encrypting key. Thus, no easily hackable key such as "123", "abc", etc. will be used. With this unique encryption methodology, no one is able to know what you have backed up without using CloudBacko which access is protected by your own password lock.
Moreover, CloudBacko Pro and CloudBacko Lite can automate everything. Once set up, backup will be run automatically based on preset schedules. It also has many built-in features that handle the scheduling, retention and versioning, security, speed optimization, incremental backup, data integrity, reporting, etc.
All these are the values that CloudBacko provides so that you don't need your IT staff to write your own backup scripts. All the scripts, the functions and features you need are all included in CloudBacko. Check out all the listed features.
Why backup to external USB drive, mapped network drive or local hard drive when I can back up to the clouds?
Backup to external USB drive, mapped network drive or local hard drive is an option that allows you to quickly restore data when needed. Severe data loss disaster seldom happens. However, accidental deletion of files by human error as well as hardware malfunction occur frequently. Therefore, keeping a backup locally allows you to restore data much quickly than from the cloud.