Cloud Backup – Features & FAQ’s
Backup Schedule: Automate cloud backups by setting up suitable time and frequency.
Real-Time Backup: Backup everything automatically. Computer Emergency Cloud Backup runs as Windows Service and tracks folders for new or changed files to backup them immediately.
Encryption: Protect your data from unauthorized access by choosing an encryption algorithm and setting a unique encryption key. Computer Emergency Cloud Backup encrypts all your data before uploads it to a storage.
Compression: Reduces the size of your backups to save time and money spent on data recovery plan. Computer Emergency Cloud Backup compresses data prior to transfer.
Intelligent Bandwidth Scheduler: Control the bandwidth throttling in real-time to set, for instance, the backup to consume all available bandwidth during the off hours and on the weekends while consume only 10% of bandwidth during the working hours.
Virtual Disk: Expose cloud storage as a local disk on your computer and access your data.
Local Backup: Set up local backup if you want to send only subset of your data to the cloud and keep the rest on your local backup storage.
Block Level Backup: Backup only changed parts of the file. Computer Emergency Cloud Backup detects these parts and automatically uploads it to the remote storage.
Q: If I purchase one license can I activate Computer Emergency Cloud Backup on two computers?
A: Computer Emergency Cloud Backup is licensed per computer. If you want to run it on two computers, you need to buy two licenses.
Q: Will Computer Emergency Cloud Backup copy opened files?
A: Yes, Computer Emergency Cloud Backup leverages Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Technology to backup opened files
Q: How Computer Emergency Cloud Backup secures my data?
A: Computer Emergency Cloud Backup offers several industry standard strong encryption algorithms to protect your data.
Q: Does Computer Emergency Cloud Backup copies all files every time it runs?
A: No, Computer Emergency Cloud Backup identifies files modified since last backup and only copies such files. This makes subsequent backups run much faster
Q: Can Computer Emergency Cloud Backup copy only modified portion of the file? I want to backup my Outlook PST file, but it is 2GB and I don’t want to copy the whole file every time.
A: This is called block-level backup and it is fully supported with Computer Emergency Cloud Backup .
Q: Does Computer Emergency Cloud Backup keep older versions of the file?
A: Yes, and this feature gives you an ability to restore a file to a certain point in the past.
Q: If I delete a file on my local computer is it also deleted from backup storage?
A: Yes, the file will be deleted from the online storage too. By default, though, the file will stay on the online storage for 30 days to prevent accidental deletion. We call it Smart Delete.
Q: Can Computer Emergency Cloud Backup copy the data immediately as it changes (e.g. new files are added or existing files are modified)?
A: Yes, this is what we call Real-time backup. You can select this option in the Backup Wizard Scheduling step. By using a low level Windows API this feature comes with zero impact on your computer performance.
Q: Does Computer Emergency Cloud Backup support MAC OS X platform?
A: No, it is Windows only.