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Simply Safe Backup: The Right Tool for the Job?

Simply Safe Backup - Restore confirmation

Upon completing a Restore operation, Simply Safe Backup presents this confirmation dialog box. Restored files are then ready for use.

Is Simply Safe Backup Free Edition the Right Tool for the Job?

Simply Safe Backup Free Edition proved capable processing simple backups. However, despite its many and numerous options and capabilities, issues I encountered attempting to recognize (and open) SSF files using the Restore Files Wizard (and trouble I experienced with the application's search feature) make me believe Simply Safe Backup is the right tool for smaller backup jobs. When working with critical business data, users would likely be best served using Cannon Technologies' Professional Edition or an alternative utility.

About Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...