Paul Bischoff

Paul Bischoff is a tech writer covering IT-related subjects since 2012. A digital nomad who depends on the internet to make a living, he's always seeking out the best value and highest quality products and services on the web. He previously worked as the China editor at Tech in Asia and is a regular contributor at Mashable, as well as several blogs for internet startups around the world. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.

The best apps to encrypt your files before uploading to the cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on November 17, 2015 at 11:40 pm
The best apps to encrypt your files before uploading to the cloud

Several apps allow you to encrypt your data before uploading to the cloud, ensuring that only you can decrypt your files. We’ve compiled a list of such apps for your perusal.

How to figure out what country your cloud data is stored in
By in Cloud and Online Backup, VPN & Privacy, on November 13, 2015 at 10:12 pm
How to figure out what country your cloud data is stored in

Do you know where your cloud data is stored? We’ve come up with a method to track your data transfer to its geographic destination.

Tech giants bet on hybrid cloud, Amazon doubles down on public cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on November 5, 2015 at 5:42 pm
Tech giants bet on hybrid cloud, Amazon doubles down on public cloud

Legacy tech giants look to gain a foothold in the enterprise hybrid cloud market, but public cloud leader Amazon calls it a short-term pipe dream.

Crashplan review
By in Online backup, on October 31, 2015 at 6:45 pm
Crashplan review

Whether you seek a fast and intuitive plug-and-play backup solution or you want to adjust and tweak every last detail of your upload, Crashplan strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and control.

The 6 cloud tools you need to run a virtual office of remote workers
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on October 28, 2015 at 2:57 am
The 6 cloud tools you need to run a virtual office of remote workers

Cloud-based enterprise tools can help keep remote staff on task, working efficiently, and communicating clearly. Here are the six essentials.

US & EU businesses weather privacy storm, hope for Safe Harbour reincarnation
By in VPN & Privacy, on October 20, 2015 at 4:58 pm
US & EU businesses weather privacy storm, hope for Safe Harbour reincarnation

For economic reasons above all else, Safe Harbour is likely to make a comeback, though possibly under a different name. The EU could force the hand of the United States to draw back its mass surveillance programs, succeeding on the behalf of businesses where the interests of individuals failed.

Why Dell isn’t dead: the cloud is a storage location, not a storage medium
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on October 15, 2015 at 7:21 pm
Why Dell isn’t dead: the cloud is a storage location, not a storage medium

Why Dell, EMC, and other legacy enterprise hardware players won’t be put out of business by the cloud. A comeback is just a patent or acquisition away.

Downtime during disaster recovery could kill your business. It’s time to upgrade
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on October 8, 2015 at 3:18 am
Downtime during disaster recovery could kill your business. It’s time to upgrade

If a recovery consists of over 100 terabytes of data, it could take days or even over a week to get up and running again. Pre-recovery solves that.

Outcry from online businesses as EU court threatens to suspend Safe Harbour with US
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on September 29, 2015 at 5:13 pm
Outcry from online businesses as EU court threatens to suspend Safe Harbour with US

CJEU Advocate General Yves Bot says the European Commission’s decision granting Safe Harbour status to the US should be suspended in the wake of Snowden.

Upgrading to Windows 10? Back up your PC first! Here’s how
By in Online backup, on September 24, 2015 at 3:07 am
Upgrading to Windows 10? Back up your PC first! Here’s how

If you’re planning on upgrading to Windows 10 from an older version, take the time to backup your computer first. It should preserve all your files, but things don’t always go as planned. Check out our advice for backing up your PC before taking the plunge.

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