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Automating data backups?

Our organization uses's automated backups every week.  As things work now, we currently go to the Data Management link (under Setup) and click on the individual zip files to download them at a specific day/time.  As we have 3 orgs, and a lot of information in them, we currently spend a lot of time manually downloading and renaming files.


Does anyone know of a way to automate this process?  We would like them to be automatically downloaded on a regular basis, if at all possible.


Thanks for any ideas...


I have used Informatica's OnDemand services in the past. Check them out here:


Or their corporate website:


I believe you can sign up for a free trial to try it out. 



Hi iCloudius, 

CloudAlly provides automated daily backups of Salesforce, Chatter, Google Apps and more to unlimited Amazon S3 secure storage. You just need to activate the Salesforce orgs you want to backup and then we do the rest. Daily backups will be performed for each org (complete initial backup, delta on the rest) and your archived data will be retained for as long as you maintain your CloudAlly subscription so you can recover your data from any point in time.  


It's a real time saver, you get daily backups rather than weekly, and you don't consume any on-premise resources.  


You can signup for a free 15-day trial (no credit card required) at or through the Salesforce AppExchange and automate your Salesforce backups today.    


Murray Moceri