Your NerdsBackup cost is based on the average amount of data stored for the month. The NerdsBackup Cleanup Wizard can be used to reduce your NerdsBackup storage. This article was submitted by Emmet, our NerdsBackup Support Team Leader. Data is never automatically removed from your NerdsBackup account. The reason for this is because accidental deletion [...]
World Backup day is on March 31st – mere 2 days away! It is an annual global event reminding everyone to take some time to backup your data, and to verify existing backups are working.
One of the most frequently asked questions is regarding the updating of payment information for a NerdsBackup account. While we have written instructions here, we’ve also prepared this video tutorial.
If your business is in the financial or medical fields, you may be regulated by federal and/or provincial laws that cover where you store data. Specifically, many business operate under a requirement that their data does not leave Canada. This may present a challenge when looking for a good off-site backup solution for your critical [...]
This article was contributed by David, a member of our NerdsBackup Support Team. In the event that you can’t remember your NerdsBackup password, there’s a procedure to restore it. Please follow the next steps: In your browser go to https://mydata.nerdsbackup.com. Click on ‘Forgot your password?’ Type in the email you used to open your NerdsBackup [...]
From time to time you may get a new credit card for various reasons (new expiry date, original card deactivated, new credit card provider, etc.). Please make sure that you update your NerdsBackup billing information to ensure continued, uninterrupted service. This guest post was written by our NerdsBackup Support Team Lead, Emmet Loney. Firstly, let’s [...]
If the idea of manually going through the files on your computer and deciding what needs to be backed up, and comparing it to what you found time to back up to an external hard drive 2 months ago doesn’t exactly sound appealing – you’re definitely not alone!
We have published excellent guidelines for backing up Quickbooks and Simply Accounting data with Nerds Backup. To put it briefly, he said to use the built in backup process in the accounting program, and use Nerds Backup to make an off-site copy of the backup. This will work for any database program that has its own backup utility. In Canada AgExpert, a farm management and accounting program, fits this model in addition to Simply and Quickbooks.
A friend of mine, who is also in the technology industry, shared a story with me about a client of his that had not backed up the data on one of their hard drives for 9 years – only to cost them 13 thousand dollars to recover it!