Online Backup Options

Looking for a good online backup storage company for my new computer (just a personal computer). Someone recommended Acronis but I saw some mediocre reviews and also came across this article on pcmag which recommends iDrive:

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2288745,00.asp

iDrive also has a today only special of $15 for 1TB of storage (1st year). Anyone use iDrive that can concur with the recommendation? Or does anyone have an opinion not to use iDrive and to go with someone else? Thanks for your help. Tomsguide chose Backblaze instead. It's amazing how many negative reviews I'm reading about iDrive, Backblaze, Carbonite, and just about all of them... ugh.
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  1. I would never trust my backups to any online service --- I create my own backups in triplicate (3 x physically separate external hard drives). Don't use any backup software either, except for OS drive imaging using Active@ Disk Image.
  2. Phillip Corcoran said:
    I would never trust my backups to any online service --- I create my own backups in triplicate (3 x physically separate external hard drives). Don't use any backup software either, except for OS drive imaging using Active@ Disk Image.


    Yes, that seems reasonable but I'm pretty lazy. I believe if I did that I'd only back it up every 2-4 months. I have an external drive in a fireproof filing cabinet already, but I'm still willing to pay for a decent company to do it automatically for me. I don't have anything super confidentil, just family videos and pictures mostly. Crashplan for Small business might be a decent bet?
  3. Phillip Corcoran said:
    I would never trust my backups to any online service --- I create my own backups in triplicate (3 x physically separate external hard drives). Don't use any backup software either, except for OS drive imaging using Active@ Disk Image.



    Please forgive my curiosity. If you do not use any backup software, how do you keep track of an incremental back up of files, which are newly created and changed please? thanks
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