If there’s one thing that’s true of IT, it’s that somewhere, somehow, something will go wrong. For businesses, the most important strategy is preparation. After all, computer systems fail for all kinds of reasons. That’s why one of your biggest priorities should be to protect your company’s data.
Data recovery services are an essential solution that any worthwhile IT partner should provide. That’s because data can become compromised or lost for many reasons, ranging from technical issues and cyberattacks to natural disasters (like flooding and fires). Data recovery services are essential because they provide insurance so that these unpredictable events won’t cripple your business.
What are the biggest causes of data loss?
There are three main culprits for data loss. One of the most common reasons is simply human error. Sometimes, data is deleted or written over by authorized staff during the course of their work. Often, they don’t realize their mistake until they need the data at a later date.
Another major cause of data loss comes from remote attackers and disgruntled employees that act maliciously. Cyber attackers are typically outsiders that often compromise your data and try to hold it hostage. They fill your systems with malware and other viruses and demand payment to release your data. The threat from this kind of malware (aptly dubbed “ransomware”) is growing every day, and in many situations, unprepared organizations have paid thousands of dollars in ransoms to retrieve their own data. Without any data recovery services to fall back on, they face a stark choice between paying up or going out of business.
Natural disasters are the most uncontrollable causes of data loss. They pose a huge threat to companies located in areas that are prone to flooding, earthquakes, and wildfires. When disaster strikes, your data could get wiped out along with your on-premise equipment – unless you have a backup and recovery plan in place.
Redundancy is fundamental
Business decision-makers should always choose redundant data recovery services. Redundancy minimizes business interruption and ensures smooth operations in any situation. At outsourceIT, our data recovery services cover broad platform and application support, online backup monitoring, and multiple servers/PC configurations.
Using our managed services means that your most critical data is regularly backed up in the cloud. There’s no extra investment in expensive hardware or software. By de-duplicating, compressing, encrypting, and automatically storing your data in another physical location, we ensure its complete safety. From there, you can efficiently retrieve and recover it in the event of data loss.
When you can’t rely on having an internet connection, you must prepare with an offline solution to restore lost data. Combining offline data storage with a local vault solution allows you to protect your critical data from any physical damage. Specialized vault facilities offer advantages such as climate-controlled protection, bar code tracking and management, regulatory compliance, long-term records compliance, and privacy protection.
outsourceIT offers data recovery services to mitigate all the data loss scenarios your business may face.
Our full range of secure data recovery options ensures your business will always have a “Plan B” to stay up and running, no matter what. Contact us today to find out how you can build a foundation to be ready for anything.