"Whether you work in IT or you are a computer power user at
home, you need a backup tool. It should allow you to make
scheduled, one-time, local and remote backups, along with other
"Plenty of proprietary solutions exist. Some are minimal and
cost-effective, while others are feature-rich and expensive.
"The open-source community also has plenty to offer in terms of
backup software. Here are 10 excellent utilities for the Linux
operating system — in fact, some of these are cross-platform
and will back up Linux, Windows and Mac."