So depending upon what type of service you are looking for, in general, look for a service that is reputable, bonded and fully insured as well as one that addresses your security and safe keeping needs. In addition, you will want to learn about the physical facilities including security, water and flood protection and other capabilities. Also, take time to learn about the people who will be interacting and handling your backup media or data. If the service is being used for remote data backup over a network, what type of network connections, bandwidth, storage capacity and device compatibilities exists and how do they fit your needs. In general, do your homework and look beyond low cost. Security is very important so do your homework and due diligence.
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