Key causes of data
Hardware or System Malfunction
Corruption or Program Malfunction
The average failure rate
of all hard disk and tape
drives is 100%
Why is Acme Data's remote
better than tape backups?
Automatic - set and forget. As long as your
computer is on and has access to the Internet, the backup will
happen according to your preset schedule. No need to hang around
after everyone else has knocked off or shut down the
network before closing time.
will receive an email notifying you of the satisfactory completion
of the backup each night, if requested. If you need help you can
talk to a real person who will even come round to your premises to
help if you are having trouble. How many remote backup services will
you have set the backup schedule the computer looks after it all. No
need to remember which type of backup you should be doing tonight, or even if tonight is a
Remote backup will check that the backup has
actually made it to our server as it was sent. Not many tape or Zip
systems actually check the data to make sure it has actually been stored
If, for some unforeseen
circumstance, the backup can’t be fully processed one night (eg.
your ISP is down) then remote backup will pick up where it left off
next time and finish the last backup before starting the
You can set remote backup to backup just
one set of files or to scan your system for any data files that may
have been created/changed and back them all up, or anywhere in
Because you are the only one who holds the
encryption key, you are the only one who can access the data in the files. Not even your provider knows what’s in
Storing backups off
site is one of the most important factors of good security for your
data. Remote backup automatically stores your data off site, but it
is easily accessible to you from your computer if you should need to restore it.
backup automatically stores not just last night’s backup but keeps
up to a month of backups at your fingertips so that if you discover
a problem that has been dormant in your system for a few days you
can still go back to a clean version to restore.
Remote backup is fully
compliant with all relevant aspects of the United States’
HIPAA legislation (Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act). It is the best way to comply
with HIPAA's data backup
Remote backup also complies with
Gramm-Leech-Bliley and Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
There are no spyware
or other nasties hiding in our software to steal information about
you or your clients.
ALL contact with our server is initiated by your
Client software. There is no way for your system to be accessed by
our server so your system controls the process and remains
Starting at only $7.50 per
month, that’s about 25 cents a day! Just add up the cost of doing it in house
– employee (or your) time which is money, equipment, other work not
done, training, etc. Not to mention the load off your mind.
That's far less than a month of fancy coffee
Remote backup has been designed with a
Windows-like interface and extensive help so that even a computer
novice can operate the Client software. If you want to change any
aspect of the operation of the software (except changing your
provider) there are instructions on how to go about it in the Client
itself. You will also get 24/7 support via email from Acme
T E S T I M
O N I A L S
“Remote backup from Acme Data has taken the worry out of our backups.”
- Dr. Sam Caruso
service is dependable and I've proved it by recently recovering about
500MB of music and photo files, without any issues! It's not only cost
effective, but reliable and worthwhile! Thanks Acme!”
- Sheryl Armstrong,
"Peace of mind and more free time, are
the primary benefits I get from using Acme Data to back up our
systems. As a small business operator, I have critical data on my
computer but no time to think about backing it up regularly.
For about $15 a month, back ups are done automatically and I'm sure
my data are safe. Acme Data promptly handles all
questions or problems.
This service is so inexpensive yet so
critical, that signing up was obviously the right