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World Backup Day 2014 Contest!

World Backup Day is only 27 days away! While it does not seem to get as much press as it did when it first started, it is a great reminder to people to remember to backup and, just as important, to test that you can successfully restore your data from your backup. When World BackupContinue Reading

Cloud Storage Buzz Personally Recommends

I received an interesting email the other day asking me straight out what I use for cloud storage and backup. I thought instead of just replying to the person I would write up my response here for everyone to see. I think it is important that people realize that my needs are unique and whatContinue Reading

World Backup Day 2013 Contest!

World Backup Day 2013 is March 31st and to celebrate Cloud Storage Buzz is running a contest to help you to start backing up your computer. Up for grabs this year are five Backblaze unlimited cloud backup gift subscriptions. Five lucky winners will be chosen from the entries. A Backblaze gift code for one freeContinue Reading

Cloud Storage Buzz Launched!

Welcome to the new Cloud Storage Buzz website! Confused? Online Backup Deals has changed its name to Cloud Storage Buzz, so if you were looking for Online Backup Deals you have reached the right place, just with a new name.   Why the name change you are wondering? Well there are lots of reasons forContinue Reading

World Backup Day Contest & OnlineBackupDeals.com Site News

World Backup Day Contest & OnlineBackupDeals.com Site News

Things have been busy here at OnlineBackupDeals.com since John announced he was leaving and I was going to take over. Since January I have been busy updating and adding several new reviews to the site. There are several more reviews to go to update since many of the services have released new versions and /Continue Reading

OnlineBackupDeals.com on CBC National News

OnlineBackupDeals.com on CBC National News

The media has picked up on the launch of MEGA and in a quick reply to Linda Ward yesterday on Twitter I was interviewed and a small portion was used on the CBC National News on January 20, 2013. It all happened pretty quickly and to the surprise of my wife when I told herContinue Reading

Welcome to the New Online Backup Deals!

I wanted to write a post to introduce myself since John has let it out of the bag that I will be taking over the writing here at OnlineBackupDeals.com. John and I have always worked together on this project and it will be hard to continue without his knowledge and advice for writing reviews andContinue Reading

OnlineBackupDeals.com Anniversary and Announcement

OnlineBackupDeals.com opened its doors on January 1, 2009. Since then I have learned a great deal about writing, reviewing and running a website. It is not something that came easily to me and it would not have been possible without the help of Lee Robertson and LGR Internet Solutions.   It has been an excitingContinue Reading

Pixar Studio Stories – The Movie Vanishes

You think that a company like Pixar would have their backup and recovery systems checked and double checked considering how much time and energy goes into making one of their great movies. Turns out that even Pixar has had problems with backups and recovery. Read about this recently on The Verge and wanted to shareContinue Reading

BackupComparison.com

Our Backblaze vs. Carbonite and Backblaze vs. CrashPlan are a couple of the most popular pages here on OnlineBackupDeals.com. Another one of our more popular pages is the online backup comparison overview. Those pages are all helpful but they have their limits or how much information we can present and what services do we compareContinue Reading