Keeping backups of files is an important safeguard to practice for any person using a computer. For Mac and Windows users at the University of Arkansas, IT Services has established the following best practices for protecting important university data on all campus computers:
- Use Time Machine for the Mac. Detailed instructions can be found at Time Machine on support.apple.com.
- Use SyncToy for Windows. SyncToy download and instructions can be found on www.microsoft.com.
- Use CrashPlan, available for purchase at Site License. Downloads and instructions are available for Windows, Mac and Linux.