Microsoft OneDrive vs Carbonite

sglee
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When you buy office 365 subscription, it comes with 1TB OneDrive. I also have Carbonite online backup where I pick and choose which folders I want to back up. It seems to me that I can cancel Carbonite subscription and just synchronize folders using One Drive.
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Yes, You can use one drive and sync your data on your computer, mobile or both devices.
No need to have Carbonite online backup subscriptions.
Éric MoreauSenior .Net Consultant
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They fulfill 2 different requirements. If you only need current files, OneDrive is great. But if you need to go back in time (ie June 20 @ 5PM), Carbonite will do a much better job.
Alan CoxSr. Architect | Consulting

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While they do different things OneDrive = backup/collaboration Carbonite= backup. OneDrive does do version history so change and retention is there with OneDrive. My only concern is WHAT all is being backed up. There are limitations in OneDrive:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/invalid-file-names-and-file-types-in-onedrive-onedrive-for-business-and-sharepoint-64883a5d-228e-48f5-b3d2-eb39e07630fa

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