Regardless of whether you are an educator, student or IT professional, backing up and securing your data is key. Within Windows 8, there is now a great new feature, called Storage Spaces, that allows you, via a simple UI, to create, manage and maintain your backup environments. Both internal and external drives can be used with Storage Spaces and the short video below demonstrates how to setup your first Storage Space, create a Storage Pool, create two Storage Spaces, and more.