Technology

Curb your fear of data loss with one of these portable backup drives

Back up the lifeblood of your business -- your contacts

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. The pitch I noticed in the comments below our Special Report Survey on CRMs that a few readers seem concerned about their data being stored in the cloud. There's nothing wrong with wanting to be sure that your data remains your data, and whether through hacking or some dubiously worded line of text in a user agreement, your database doesn't fall into someone else's possession. Also, let's not pretend those holding technological sway in the real estate industry boast of having any more than a shred of respect for who owns what information. It's all for sale, right? Yet, sometimes we're our own worst enemies when it comes to protecting prospect data. We lose mobile phones. Forget laptops in the airport. And leave SalesForce open while we stand in line for another latte. Maybe it's time you consider regular backups of your data. The sale External ...