1. lynxcatz

    Cloning of drive

    Hi all I want to clone my laptop's hard drive and move it over to an SSD. I have an external that picks up on the system but not on the cloning software. I now consider to either seek another cloning software or try and back up all the data on the external and then just do a new installation on...
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    Cloud Backup Solution.

    I have about 200Gb of photos and 100Gb of files that I want to back up. I am looking for an affordable solution that is scalable (It doesn't help if in 10Years time I will have to pay thousands because of the amount of data I have accumulated.)
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    Off site backup for home computers

    I would like to backup the 3 computers at my house to an offsite location (perhaps another family members house). What i need: Software: I need software on each of the computers that will automatically backup the computers (perhaps weekly) to the offsite location, Hardware: I would also need...
  4. P

    Using an LTE router as a backup service for my main broadband service

    I use a wireless broadband provider (VTS), and at times have connectivity issues which is annoying and can be frustrating when used in conjunction with home access systems and smart locks. My current internal network setup is a Linksys AC1900 WRT taking the signal from the microwave link and...
  5. RedViking

    Backup Android Device to PC via USB

    I have tried. I have failed. Many many times. What is the easiest way to backup all information or selected folders on a non-rooted Android Device to a PC via USB (MTP). This has always been an issue for me with Android. If possible I do not wan't to buy any software. Wifi is too damn slow to...
  6. S

    InfiniSolar 10Kw 3Phase grid tie inverter

    Item name (be very descriptive): InfiniSolar 10Kw 3Phase grid tie inverter Age and condition: Used about 4 weeks Do you include packaging: No Warranty: Yes Reason for selling: Upgraded to 16KW inverter Price: R42,000 Negotiable: Yes Location: Dalpark Ext 1, Gauteng Shipping or...
  7. T

    What's a good external HDD to get? Advice please on Brand/Model

    Hi Guys, I am looking for an external 1tb HDD to backup movies, pics etc. Whats a good brand/model to get? Ive heard that WD Elements isnt too good as per some local reviews so im open to any other brand/model (WD, Seagate, Verbatim, Toshiba, Transcend) Thanks in advance
  8. T

    Flashdrive vs SD card for backup (advice please!)

    Hi guys, im looking to keep important files backed up somewhere other than a cloud drive or external hdd. Cant afford SSD so im considering Flashdrives or SD Cards. What would you recommend? Any specific brands to consider?
  9. L

    Database mirroring/backup

    I do not know enough about these things so I am in need of some help here. We have a little XP pc running an interbase server that is in need of some form of rapid recovery plan should it ever die due to hardware failure. Simply having another XP system on standby won't cover things like eg...
  10. T

    ClockworkMod backups on Cyanogenmodded devices

    Hi I have two Cyanogenmodded devices, galaxy s with CM10 and a Nexus 7 (WiFi) with CM11 Doing a backup with ClockworkMod on the galaxy s places it in /clockworkmod/backup, quite straightforward. However, on the Nexus, it is placed in /data/media/clockworkmod/backup - quite a weird...
  11. D

    Easy way to back files up before reformat

    A friends laptop is in desperate need of reformatting. Its slow, full of stock bloatware, and is often freezing and Excel has those stupid memory problems. The only reason i havent reformatted it is because he uses the laptop to run his business... and files are EVERYWHERE! PDF scan ins, private...
  12. I

    General Manager (GM): R75k – R90k pm CTC

    The job will entail the general management of an specialist IT solution provider with a strong focus on sales.  The candidate should have a minimum of 10 – 15 years management experience of which 7 years should have been working with enterprise customers in particular related to IT storage...
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    Sales Administrator: (R12k – R15k pm)

    Our client, a player in the area of enterprise storage, backup and recovery and disaster recovery solutions, is looking to appoint a Sales Administrator with the main focus to administer and support our dynamic sales team. The ideal candidate should be in possession of a NQF 6 qualification and...
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    Head of Business Development: (Salary: R65k – 75k pm)

    Our client, a player in the enterprise storage, backup and recovery and disaster recovery solutions is looking to appoint a Head of Business Development with the main focus to develop, execute and maintain effective sales plans and strategies that ensure the long term success of the business and...
  15. R

    Online Backups?

    Hi Guys, I'm looking around for an online backup provider. Issue is we need something that would support VSS services via Microsoft windows and hopefully something like rsync as well. I'm thinking a VPS would be best, however I'm not sure if this is the best way to go. We would...
  16. D

    Where do you hide your backup drives/NAS?

    Hey Ladies and Gents. I'm wondering where the best place would be to hide my NAS? The obvious worry in SA is that our hardware will be stolen. I plan to have an off-site backup strategy, but this will be at least 1 week old and could still result in some data loss if my computers were to...
  17. R13...

    How to restore one phone from another

    Ok, given my predicament with "decrypt whatever" below I am thinking. I have a second phone, same as the first, and want to know if it is possible to backup my working phone and try and restore the "bricked" one from this backup. What would I need do this? Bricked phone is unrooted.
  18. P

    Crashplan backup blocked on Afrihost ADSL! Works on MWEB ADSL

    I can not connect to Crashplan and run my backups using my Afrihost ADSL connection. The crashplan client can't connect. I'm on a 4 mbs uncapped ADSL plan. When I run trace route I get this: perlemoen@perlemoen:~$ sudo traceroute -I -p 443 Name or...
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    [The Register] TDK calls it quits on tape media

    The Register link. Not good news for those who still rely on tapes for backups...
  20. LazyLion

    Google Combines Paid and Free Storage for It’s Platforms Schweet! :D