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I read few posts on this forum on remote backup services. IDrive and Mozy provide FREE service to backup from single PC. Is there any service through which I can backup data from any computer, as I travel often? If it is paid one, then will do, but under budget. The service must also be trusted and reliable.

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I use Backblaze on multiple computers for continuous backup. Being able to restore selected files or directories online is great. But it's a similar service to Mozy.

If you are looking for an easy way to backup specific files from random computers, check out Dropbox, http://www.getdropbox.com/. You can install the client on as many machines as you'd like. It will create a special folder, and anything you copy into that folder will automatically synch to all other machines with the client installed. You can also access your dropbox from their website, and upload files via the web interface.

Plus, Dropbox allows free storage (and full use) for your first 2GB. Good for the budget.

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+1 for dropbox - 2GB free, up to 100GB paid. Shared and replicated on all your machines, and also an iphone client, an android client, a blackberry client, and a web client.

You mentioned traveling so I think the ability to pull up a file on your phone or on a website would be a huge benefit to you. (the dropbox phone apps will preview files- I can also say from experience that you can use dropbox on the ipad to open files in other ipad apps (for example you can open a pdf in your dropbox account in goodreader on the ipad.

Best of all, Dropbox has been rock solid for me on both mac and windows. I have never had a problem with dropbox ever.

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Have you tried Live Mesh? It only offers 5 GB, but it's quite a good service; works on Windows and Mac OS X.

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