Data backup solutions
Your company data stored on your computers and servers is precious and is needed in order for your company to trade. Imagine arriving for work one day and finding all your company data gone. Would your business still be able to function? The answer is probably either that your business would have to close, or at least, that continuing to run it would be very difficult.
You can lose your business data in a number of ways, and all of them can happen completely unexpectedly.
- Data is stored on a hard drive or solid state drive. These are usually very reliable, but they are not perfect and can sometimes fail.
- Building fires are thankfully a rare occurrence, but when they do happen, they destroy everything, including all your precious company data. Having to find new premises to trade from is a big enough headache, but if your data isn't securely backed up and safe, you probably won't have the information you need to continue your business.
- Viruses and malware can be another source of data loss. If, despite all your efforts to protect yourself against malware, some malware does get into your network, you could either lose your data or lose access to it.
You can protect against any and all these threats, and others we haven't mentioned, by taking a copy, or backup, of your data and keeping it off site. Ideally, a backup should be taken overnight and then taken off site the next day. This is easy to do and will mean you have all your data up to the end of the previous day.
Contact SEP Business Services for help and advice and a backup solution tailored to your business.