I have just posted this on my Digi-Blog but as it is relevant to those engaged in academic endeavour I thought I should to signpost it from here.
I have been searching for an effective alternative to the now defunct Microsoft "Live Mesh" for syncing files and folders to a variety of storage locations. This Microsoft utility is the best option I have found so far. Unfortunately it does not work in real-time, it has to be scheduled and the most frequent option is daily. However it gives another layer of protection.
It is a repost of an excellent article by Brian Burgess on the How-To-Geek website
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