LTech Launches New Backup Tool for Google Docs

Company: LTech
Published: 28 July, 2009
LTech, a leading provider of products and services focused on connecting business to the cloud, today announced the availability of LTech Google Docs Backup, a new downloadable tool for improved backup, archiving and management of Google Docs. A free demo version is available for single users with an administrative license for enterprise use on an entire domain. The application can be downloaded today at Google Docs Backup.

"As more of our enterprise customers utilize Google Docs for improved collaboration, we saw the need for a simple, easy-to-use tool that would meet the growing need for backup and archiving on local storage," explained Ed Laczynski, founder and president of LTech. "Now, with LTech Google Docs Backup, on-premise backup capabilities add further value to Google Docs and make the platform more attractive to IT administrators."

Google Docs is a, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation and forms application suite allowing users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. Documents, spreadsheets and presentations can be created within the application itself, imported through the web interface or sent via email. They can be saved to the Google servers or to the user's computer in a variety of formats. Open documents are automatically saved to prevent data loss, and a revision history is automatically kept.

"LTech's Google Docs Backup tool provides all the necessary features to backup your entire domains Google Docs," said Ian Kibble, System Administrator for Complinet. "It's a great product and a must have for every Google Apps administrator."

LTech Google Docs Backup allows Google Apps users to download documents, spreadsheets and presentations into folders in a local directory or other locally attached storage. This is especially useful for archiving and providing administrators with access to content for compliance requirements or when local network connectivity is unavailable. Keeping the Google Docs folder structure intact, IT administrators can backup a single user or an entire Google Apps domain and export documents in multiple formats, including all standard Microsoft Office products.

Features of LTech Google Docs Backup include:

* Command line and Wizard style GUI version provided

* Specify multiple formats for Google Doc export

* Schedule as an automated task for recurring backup

* Backup Google Docs to a local folder or network drive

* Administrators can backup a single user or the entire domain