We recommend more than one source of backup…
Taking external hard drives home is no more…
If you only have a single source of data backup on a local external hard disk or perhaps a NAS device, you may only have a single source in the circumstance of an accident provided the backup is often running, has no errors and doesn’t get damaged.
But you aren’t protected from failure or corruption should a ransomware attack hit – as soon as an outbreak hits your network, data across all devices on your local network will be contaminated.
Leaving you with corrupted data and zero recovery points, your working life could be in peril overnight, especially when GDPR states you must have a secure offsite data backup.
A fearsome fact = 70% of companies that suffer a major data loss are out of business within the next 18 months.
What do you suggest we do?
In order to be efficient in business today not only do you have to store and process vast amounts of information, you must defend it as well. Follow the simple yet effective best practice of the 3-2-1 Backup rule, this will ensure your business & its valuable data is fortified from a horde of possibilities.
Subsequently, the best next step…get your business defended with a dedicated cloud backup!
Replicating your data offsite to a Cloud-based backup platform, for example, is a secure and automated way of ensuring that your critical data is protected offsite.
Over watched by specialists, with everyday updates and backups produced, enabling a secure recovery point if ever in need.
What are the benefits of doing it that way?
Given the severe consequences stated in the GDPR ruling, the core advantage will be the peace of mind you will receive from operating with a secure, offsite data backup.
You’re much better off having data offsite, then in-house, where it is far more liable to corruption and hacking against being stowed in the cloud where it’s encrypted & ring-fenced away from any infiltration of your local network.
Receive prompt comfort that your backup service will not only be scheduled to run automatically, typically taking a daily copy of your new & updated files offsite to the cloud overnight, but it should also be managed, supervised and maintained by your IT provider.
Backing up your data is not only useful but can save your Business from utter disaster.
Backup your data, protect your Business from collapse, Cyber threats are real, and they want your personal information.
Initial IT has been providing technology services and support to small-and medium-sized businesses in Staffordshire & beyond for more than 15 years.
Our mission is to drive value with innovative, customer-oriented solutions that give them the edge to compete with their much larger counterparts.