Backing up critical data on an external drive provides only minimal protection against one type of data loss: hard drive failure and nothing else. External drives are easily damaged, lost, or stolen. Portable drive backups are rarely taken off-site and are insecure, time-consuming, and limited. And when an external drive holding key data no longer works, what will you do? There’s a better way to back up data. Learn more.
magnetic backup media
Drive Backup WarningLike other magnetic backup media, tape are frequently damaged by electromagnetic fields emitted by TVs, monitors, speakers, etc. Since they are portable, they can easily be damaged. Pocket drives are often lost, go through the laundry, get bumped and broken, etc. Data Protection: Not Offsite is Not Alright Unless they''re taken offsite every night (which rarely happens regularly), external drive backups fail to protect data offsite against natural disasters (fire, flood, hurricane, torn