Cloud storage is the current hot topic in IT circles, and rightly so. From individuals simply wishing to back up their personal files to employees who work remotely and use the cloud to store data on services like Dropbox and Google Drive, cloud computing is revolutionising the way we access data.

But what of the physical tapes, hard drives and memory sticks used alongside the cloud? Do they not have a safe house too? Well yes they do actually. Lest we forget what once was and still is…

Offsite storage is still a practical and safe way to store your physical tapes, hard drives etc and at TipTop Media we have well over 10 years experience of doing just that.

This article looks at some additional ways to make sure your data is safe from prying eyes in the cloud.