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We currently use MozyPro to backup around 20 corporate laptops. MozyPro has proven to be problematic and sometimes unreliable. We have considered switching to Carbonite Pro, but they do not support the use of an internet proxy, and according to their support team have no plans to provide proxy support.

What are some other online backup providers that also provide proxy support?

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This needs to be community wiki. –  seanyboy Oct 8 '10 at 13:49
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It's not a poll or anything, I think Brenton is asking something really specific here, so I don't think that this should be a CW. –  Lipis Oct 8 '10 at 14:07
    
Not a poll - I need a legitimate replacement for our backup software and need suggestions that work for our situation –  Brenton Taylor Oct 8 '10 at 14:08
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There are actually many, many options for online backup.

I personally love dropbox (get extra 250mb for being referred), but they're not so good for whole disk backup and not cheap too. Still quite good as a "virtual cloud pen drive" with 2 (up to 8gb) for free!

For corporate I'd advice either amazon, carbonite or crashplan. Whichever works for you. For me, it's crashplan. For Leo, it's carbonite.

I've been using crashplan for couple months now and I'm loving it! it's the only client I've found that's free and make every kind of sync for free except, of course, to their servers. That's where they get the money, but it's also one of cheapest out there.

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I used Carbonite and I find their software (on mac) uses a lot of CPU in the background. Not all the time but more often than I would like. –  Ollie Saunders Oct 5 '12 at 20:03
    
@OllieSaunders if you're using it for the first time, it will take few weeks to upload all your stuff. And so, maybe, they got a default configuration to be more aggressively uploading stuff to finish the first load as soon as possible. And probably that's configuration you can change. But I've never used it, so I can't confirm it - I'm still on crashplan. –  Cawas Oct 6 '12 at 11:59
    
Nah this is well after the initial upload-all-your-stuff bit. There is the low priority option as well but that doesn’t seem to have any effect on the problem in the slightest. –  Ollie Saunders Oct 6 '12 at 21:53
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We use PerfectBackup. I believe the software works through a proxy.

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Unfortunately we're unable to use anything from a co.uk domain, thanks though –  Brenton Taylor Oct 8 '10 at 18:30
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I've been using Syncplicity from more that 1 year and it's great. You can try it out with 2GB free.

Disclaimer: Referral link

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Hi An option for you is Managed Service Providers (MSP's) who can offer tiered pricing models to meet your data protection requirements and your budget. www.managecast.com or www.dakotabackup.com are some choices. They have a unique way of aligning your data with it's protection costs = newer data vs older less critical data. They are powered by Asigra backup software. Gartner has published its first Magic Quadrant on Enterprise Disk-based Backup and Recovery. This is a highly regarded report that recognized companies not just for their product but for the company’s position in the backup industry. Gartner analysts, through reports like these, influence hundreds of millions of dollars of IT spending because of their in-depth due diligence and market analysis. Asigra is of only 15 companies worldwide included in this report, and the best placed cloud backup vendor, outranking Iron Mountain, i365 and Acronis. This report further validates that your data will be protected by the industry-leading cloud backup platform.
Always nice to have options, I hope this helps ;) Have a great day! ~Bonnie @CloudBackupGirl

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