No one ever wants to experience downtime with their IT systems, but it’s something that every business has to face at some point. When your systems go down, it can cause all sorts of issues for your employees and disrupt your operations. How does IT downtime affect your business? Let’s take a look at the […]
How IT downtime hurts your business: The top 5 risks
7 Reasons to outsource your backups
Small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners are often responsible for marketing, sales, customer service, and a million other things concerning their business. It’s no wonder that backups are often neglected. After all, who has time to worry about something that isn’t essential to the day-to-day operations of the company? This is where outsourcing comes in […]
Local vs. cloud backups: Which is right for your business?
Small-business owners like you have a lot to think about when it comes to protecting your data. Should you invest in local data backups, or should you go with cloud backups? Both options have advantages and disadvantages, and it can be tough to decide which one is right for your business.
How to back up your small-business data
Backing up your data is a crucial part of running a successful business. If you don’t back up your data, you put your small- and medium-sized business (SMB) at risk of losing valuable information that may never be recovered. There are many different ways to back up your data, and in this article, we’ll discuss […]
What’s the difference between data backups and data archives?
Data backups and data archives are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they actually refer to different functions. While both involve making a copy of business data for future use, there are key differences you should consider to ensure your company’s data storage methodology meets your needs.
Data backup mistakes you should avoid
Losing critical data can spell the end for any business. That’s why it’s imperative to implement a data backup and recovery strategy that will allow you to retrieve and restore data in the event of a breach or loss, enabling you to carry out operations as normal.
Which data backup type is best for your business?
Data backups are critical in maintaining business operations, but it isn’t always clear which backup strategy a business should implement. Backups should firstly be a matter of protecting business data from loss, so a good rule of thumb is to employ a strategy that lowers your risk of loss the most.
The cost of not having backups
With World Backup Day (March 31) just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to check if you’ve backed up your data recently. If you haven’t, then you should take the World Backup Day pledge: “I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31st.
How to create an effective data backup strategy
From floods to power outages to cyberattacks, there are many disasters that can lead to serious data loss. Unless companies have a comprehensive backup plan in place, they can end up losing critical company data for good. Unfortunately, many businesses are still poorly prepared for disasters despite the widespread availability of offsite backup solutions.