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Set Up an Online Backup System for Your CAD Data, Part 3 - The Enterprise Solution

Posted by cadhardware

Jul 21, 2011 4:42:50 PM

So we established that you need an online backup system for your CAD data, then we gave you some suggestions for solutions if you are a freelancer or small business owner. But what if you work for (or own) a company that is a large CAD service provider?

For the Enterprise

Server roomCongratulations! You’ve worked hard and now your small business has grown into a CAD service powerhouse! Your legions of CAD professionals are plugged into your computer network and depending on your server every day. Your data is as important as ever, but the dollar amounts have inflated! You need to know your data is safe and your employees need access to your data that is a notch above “backup.” It’s time for a complete data backup solution.

A local/off-site backup solution like the Barracuda Backup Service is just what you are looking for. This is a hardware/service solution that combines a backup server to install in your office server rack and off-site storage in a secure data center. The local storage portion of this solution offers lightning fast access to data backup that is versioned by date, while the identical data is available online for access anywhere on the net. Barrracuda offers their hardware and service in various capacities to suit every size company.

Start Up on the Backups

There is no time like now to begin securing that valuable data. Don’t be caught short handed should disaster strike. Whether you are the lone freelancer or the master of a CAD empire, you can see that there is a backup service that is right for you. But the full list of backup choices doesn’t end here. There are many different services across the internet to choose from. If you are using a backup service this isn’t on our list be sure to leave a comment below and tell us about it. However you backup, what is important is that you do backup. So get to it and start backing up now!

Have your own suggestions for online backup services? Leave a comment below!

Author: Curt Moreno

Topics: Workstations, Hardware, Hard Drive, Connectivity, Backup System, CAD

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