Most Popular Online Backup Service: Crashplan
Backing up your files locally is important, but if something like fire or flood happens, your
CrashPlan , our own tried and tested favorite, is clearly your favorite too, and took the top spot with a full 50% of the votes cast. Those of you who voted for it praised it for its ease of use and setup, speedy restores, and its customer service and support.
The battle for second place was heated though, with three contenders fighting it out for the next three slots. Relative newcomer Bitcasa Infinite Drive edged out the competition with 18% of the overall vote, likely because of its low cost and virtually infinite storage. Third place was decided by less than 40 votes. Backblaze snagged the third place spot with 14% of the votes cast, while Carbonite slipped to fourth with just over 13%. Bringing up the rear with over 4% of the votes cast was the security and privacy-focused SpiderOak .