- Downtimes and outages
- Lack of Google technical support
- Offline access
- A single point of failure
- User error
Downtimes and outages – these happen occasionally: yes, even Google experiences downtimes and that may cause unavailability of your important work documents on Google Docs.
So even Google can experiences outages: it’s an uncontrollable factor – disasters may happen, and even Googlers maintaining the product might make an error.
To save yourself the headache, keeping a replica of all your documents to other cloud service is always a good thing. You can never be too secure when it comes to your work. When your boss asks you for the report, would you blame Google if you lost it?
Being proactive and replicating your files to Dropbox will allow you to secure your files and avoid the single point of failure. Why wait for calamity to strike? Start backing up your Google Docs and keep your peace of mind.
Whether it’s an accident or maliciously meant, data loss due to user errors are a big issue that companies and huge corporations deal with every year. For an individual, this could be equally as devastating because of the potential delays, costs, and headache involved with losing your precious data.
All this, and other factors make backing up your Google Docs data imperative. Don’t wait for the moment where you lose all your work because of these problems – start backing up your Google Docs data now. Keep a backup of your work on a USB flash drive, locally, or even better – on cloudHQ for Google Docs.
With cloudHQ, your files on Google Docs, Basecamp, or Dropbox are synch’d and kept secure continuously on all these cloud services. Edit your files on Google Docs and it’s automatically backed up on Dropbox AND locally. With an easy to use interface, there’s no learning curve involved: set it and forget it.