Lets face it more and more people are being given Notebooks at their place of work. You want to have access to files at the office and away. You may not have internet access and your VPN performance might not be what you would like.
You can certainly use Cloud based solutions and sync to the cloud – but security might be an issue with work related documents. Company policy might be to save all files on the network so they are backed up and keep nothing on your local drive on your notebook.
There are several different solutions you might want to look at when your trying to follow policy as well as being as productive as possible. You can use Microsoft Live Mesh to sync your network files or folders with your local drive on your notebook. Alternatively I saw a small application reviewed today called FOLDER Replica (Win2000 / XP / Vista / Win7). Take a look for yourself – read the review it might be handy to have.
Folder replica is a folder synchronization program that is designed to make your life easier in daily file manipulation routines. Advancement in HDD drive technology has made hard drives a cheap, fast and accessible backup option. The flexibility to copy and change data on to your backup device has brought new problems of how to avoid unnecessary data transfer every time you want to make a fresh copy of your data.