Cold Storage refers to data that you want to backup for archiving. No matter what you need to use it for, Cold Storage is perfect for businesses who want to save money by protecting data that isn’t accessed on a day-to-day basis. How can businesses benefit from Cold Storage? We’ve put together 5 ways you and your […]
If I select files to backup to both Cold Storage and Instant (Hot) Storage, will it be backed up twice?
No, the selected files will not be backed up twice. The priority will always be for the Instant (Hot) Storage. If you wish to store the data on Cold Storage, please remove the selections from the Smart Selection and the My Computer tabs, and only select them under the Cold Storage tab in the Zoolz/BigMIND […]
No, there is no limitation on the size, type or number of files that you want to backup.
Cold Storage is just as secure as Zoolz’s regular storage; your files undergo 3 levels of encryption; 256-AES machine level encryption, transferred via secure sockets layer, and stored on encrypted 256-AES Server Side encryption. The bottom line is that your files are processed with zero knowledge. For more information about the security in Zoolz, click […]
You should use Cold Storage with archived data, and data which does not require instant access. It’s a cost effective way to store rarely accessed data.
The same methods applied if you wish to restore from an archived computer. Always make sure before the restore time that you have set the power options on your computer correctly to avoid going in to sleep mode during the restoration process, and never log off your user’s account, restart it or turn it […]
Yes, just from the client side (on your computer), go to Data Selection → Select the Cold Storage tab → Add Folder → Browse for the designated source to backup from → Save your selections. You can also specify file filtering options
Yes, you can. Go to the “My Computers” tab from your Zoolz online account, and you can view a list of files backed up. Zoolz also generates previews of your photos instantly.
Cold Storage stores your data selections to secure and reliable extremely low cost Amazon AWS servers. There is no special configuration from the original backup except that you choose what files to backup to Cold Storage. For more information, please visit: http://www.zoolz.com/cold-storage/