World Backup Day Is Here, Backup Your PC Today

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See the Top 10 Best Online Backup Providers as voted for by consumers.

It's not a question of if your hard drive will fail, it's when as every hard drive will fail eventually

Saturday 31st March is the 2nd annual World Backup Day, designed to raise awareness about backing up data in a digital age.

Photos, financials, music, movies and documents are now stored digitally on hard drives. Computer users no longer have CDs, DVDs, floppy disks or video tapes as a physical backup so rely instead on a computer component which can crash and fail at any time, to store a lifetimes worth of memories like baby photos and wedding videos is a risk.

New advances in cloud technologies over the last few years has made online storage cheaper and faster. Users around the globe can now backup their data online, via a provider who will store multiple, encrypted copies on an off site server for just dollars a month.

Backing up data is easy, choosing a provider however is the hard decision as switching online backup providers can be a long process due to having to re-upload all your data again.

After years of experience in the online backup industry, Top 10 Online Backup understand which factors are important to the user, so they assess those being reviewed accordingly. have compiled a list of the world's leading online backup providers and ranked them from 1-10 use a mixture of users reviews and expert investigation. They look at value for money, reliability, customer service, technical support, features, storage space, response time and ease of use.

Currently My PC Backup are the #1 online backup provider for home users as determined by Top 10 Online Backup. Nick Baker, Marketing Director of My PC Backup was quoted yesterday on their blog to say the following about World Backup Day:

“It's not a question of if your hard drive will fail, it's when--as every hard drive will fail eventually. World Backup Day is a great way to educate computer users about the importance of backing up.”

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