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  • John 10:10 pm on March 4, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Dropmyemail PR   

    Emails are vulnerable, have you made a backup yet? 

    In 2011, CommTouch’s research report on The State of Hacked Accounts discovered 230 billion emails with attached malware were sent in August and September. Perhaps a more frightening statistic is that out of CommTouch’s large sample size – estimated at billions of daily internet transactions – 62% of users did not realize that their accounts had been compromised.

    Here’s another statistic to note. Radicati Group Inc research states that the number of email accounts worldwide will increase to 3.8 billion and impressively 540 million (or 18%) of those email accounts will get hacked and this percentage is set to increase 15% by 2014.

    That makes everyone who uses an email account a target. For a business, this means lost resources since employees are less productive. For an individual, this scenario of losing email account control is even more frightening. In short, current email management practices are unreliable.

    It’s no surprise therefore that cloud services including data storage and email backup services are beginning to get the attention of consumers, SMBs and some enterprises. These services provide an alternative for businesses to increase capacity and save on budgets.

    One specific area that consumers and businesses should take a closer look at is, email management. Email users are often soft targets for hackers looking to break into computers searching for full-access accounts, or to con consumers out of money, by using an email tailored to an individual or company.

    Consumers and businesses considering data backup services can consider a solution provided by Dropmyemail.com, a Singapore-based company. The company works on a freemium model, providing 500MB free of email backup storage upon initial sign-up. Dropmyemail.com provides a specialized backup service including creating customized schedules to backup email data, working on both inbox and individual email levels.

    The company is a specialist in providing data backup services through parent company Dropmysite.com. Dropmyemail.com is their latest offering allowing them to focus on building a backend optimized for specifically for email storage, a frontend user interface designed for simplicity and overall security of both infrastructure and data.

    Dropmyemail.com uses SSL and data encryption to provide secure data storage which helps users recover data in case their email account is hacked into. In fact, Dropmyemail.com has no access to the stored data that they manage. This ensures that the company when operating as a service provider is not a point of access to be exploited by hackers.

    As a consumer or business, it’s important that steps are taken to reduce liability and remove worry. This can be achieved through using a trusted solution to backup data and serve as insurance against the vulnerability of an email account. By backing up important email accounts, liabilities such as business downtime, loss of important details saved in email formats and employee time/resources spent rebuilding data can be avoided.

     

    Dropmyemail Features:

    • 500 MB for free
    • Daily incremental backups
    • Unlimited emails accounts in one account
    • Email Search functionality
    • Email recovery and migration
     
    • Hansy 5:12 am on March 5, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      yup!! really eMails are unprotected due to lack of security.

  • John 10:59 pm on March 1, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Dropmyemail.com has arrived, Please sign-up now! 

    Yesterday we finally unveiled our new product Dropmyemail.com!

    In terms of functionality we provide:

    • 500 MB for free
    • Daily incremental backups
    • Unlimited emails accounts in one account
    • Email Search functionality
    • Email recovery and migration

    The interface has also been improved from our original email backup service on Dropmysite.com.  We plan to introduce new features to the Dropmyemail.com service as well sa continue to improve on our existing Dropmysite platform.

    These are indeed exciting times!

     

     

     
  • John 1:51 pm on February 27, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Launch, New Software   

    DEMO Asia here we come! 

    The Dropmysite team has been quite on the blog for the past month.

    This can mean only mean one of two things, we’ve moved on or we’ve been too busy to blog.

    Fortunately for Dropmysite it is the later reason. The whole team has been working all out on our new software developments which we plan to launch at DEMO ASIA (1 March 2012) .  The new software is born out of our user and partner feedback. We are really excited about the announcement and launch and what it will mean for our business.

     

    Just to keep you guessing we will be adding a number of cool features that we never even dreamed about when we started Dropmysite.com, needless to say these are exciting times we live in.

     

    Super excited about the launch!

     

     
  • John 8:42 am on January 30, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Contribute   

    Contributing to Dropmysite 

    If you would like to contribute to the Dropmysite platform please let us know.

     

    We are currently seeking help with the following:

    • Writing the Dropmysite help section
    • Business Development
    • Resellers

     

    If you have any other suggestions please contact us or if you would like to make some other suggestions you can contribute on our forum.

     

     
    • rafay 5:51 pm on February 15, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      i would like to help in Writing the Dropmysite help section. What i have to do?

  • John 6:06 am on January 18, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Dropmysite Advantages, Dropmysite features   

    Why use Dropmysite? 

    The Dropmysite team is often asked why people would want to use Dropmysite.

    A simple answer to this is that Dropmysite is a great way to backup your online data (websites, databases and emails).

    Dropmysite Features:

    1. 2GB free storage capacity for backups
    2. Dropmysite acts as a 3rd party independent backup solution
    3. There is a 30 Day no deletion policy that protects your data even if your accounts are hacked
    4. Dropmysite encrypts all its data and believes in client privacy
    5. There is no software or code installation required to use its service
    6. Independent cloud to cloud solution and does not need any hardware
    7. You can schedule backups as often as you like
    8. Add as many websites as you like
    9. A referral program that gives you up to 4GB free

    Dropmsyite Benefits:

    1. Simple easy to use solution with no programming required
    2. Setup and leave solution
    3. Automatically backs up data
    4. Manage all your backups out of one solution
    5. Restore your data to an offline environment

    Added to this the fact that Dropmysite is striving to make things even simpler and easier to use for its users makes Dropmysite an excellent service for anyone looking for extra protection on the Internet.

            

     
  • John 2:00 am on January 17, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , backups, dropbox   

    Difference between Dropbox and Dropmysite 

    We often get asked what is the difference between Dropbox.com and Dropmysite.com.

    The easiest way to explain the difference is the fact that Dropbox requires a download and install of an application whereas Dropmysite requires the details of the online environment you wish to backup (email, website etc.).

     

    In the diagram below illustrates how Dropbox works. Dropbox is great for storing and sharing documents that you store on your PC/laptop.

    Diagram for how Dropbox works

     

    In contrast Dropmysite works as a cloud to cloud backup solution. The diagram below shows that Dropmysite is a cloud to cloud solution with a download facility back to the PC/Laptop offline environment. Dropmysite is great for regular scheduled backups of online data that you may wish to keep safe (emails/websites/databases).

    Diagram illustrating how Dropmysite.com works

    We hope this helps explain the differences and strengths of Dropbox and Dropmysite.com. Please feel free to ask us questions or make suggestions on how we can improve on this explanation.

     
    • ED 1:44 pm on February 27, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      Hi John. I have opened a test account at Dropmysite and cannot see the behaviour that you described above. The double-direction arrow between the two clouds is actually a one-way arrow only.
      Dropmysite allows you to backup the website but not to restore it. You need to download it to your PC and restore it from there, which is a major drawback if you take into account that many internet accesses are assymmetric (small upstream). Please let me know if you find out how to restore directly from Dropmysite to your webserver because I couldn’t find it myself.
      Also, Dropmysite has a 30-day deletion restriction (to prevent tampering). I see that as a main drawback, too, because it limits the true capacity of your account, by obliguing to repeat your backups up to 30 days, thus consuming more space than you really need. These “30-days” should be configurable by the user, and not fixed.
      Also, Dropmysite lacks of a tool to delete old backups, but this one seems to be coming soon, according to https://www.dropmysite.com/en/features.
      So far, I am not finding Dropmysite suitable for my needs because of the limitations describe above.
      Thanks for the blog and best regarda,
      ED

  • John 11:16 pm on January 16, 2012 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: committed team, mumbai india, team members, Thank you   

    India Visit 

    Last week I went to Mumbai (India) and caught up with some of the team that have been working on Dropmysite.

    We have a great group of committed team members and you would be amazed to see how much work goes on in the background.

    I also wanted to give a public thank you to the guys in India who have helped us put Dropmysite together and continue to support the product.

    Dropmysite CEO with the Indian developer team

     
    • Vijay 7:15 am on January 17, 2012 Permalink | Reply

      Hello ,

      This is one of the gr8 team , i have ever seen…….

  • John 2:41 am on December 30, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    2011 Review and looking towards 2012 

    Message from the CEO of Dropmysite

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    I would like to start out by saying that 2011 has been an amazing year for the whole team.

    My 2011 Highlights:

    1. Finding some amazing people to work with and being able to execute on ideas

    2. Learning from our mistakes

    3. Starting Dropmysite

    4. Dropmysite having an amazing reception and growth.

     

    What I am looking forward to in 2012:

    1. Meeting more amazing people and building an even better team

    2. Making mistakes and learning from them

    3. Expanding Dropmysite and its ideas

    4. Being part of a successful new venture.

     

    From the team at Dropmysite we wish you a festive and fabulous 2012.

    2012 Wishes

     

     
  • John 4:00 am on December 23, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Dropmysite welcomes new CTO 

    Dropmysite welcomes Ron Hart our new CTO.

     

    Ron has +25 years of coding experiencing and loves startups having spent the past 14 years in the start up community. He has immigrated to Singapore from the USA and we are very excited to have him in the Dropmysite team.

     

    Ron Hart joins Dropmysite!

     
  • John 4:49 am on December 8, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Backup Now, Once Off Backup   

    Take a once off “Backup Now”! 

    Dropmysite has added a once off website backup feature to its site.

    The new feature allows users to start a Website/Database/Email backup at any time. We try to listen to our clients and come up with innovative solutions based on your feedback.

    Dropmysite now offers a once off backup now button

     
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