Backing Up Your Data is the First Step to Disaster Proofing Your Business

Backing Up Your Data is the First Step to Disaster Proofing Your BusinessHappy World Backup Day! On this day we’d like to take today to remind everyone why off-site backups are the best way to protect your mission-critical data. If something catastrophic occurs – whether it is a ransomware attack, a natural disaster, or simply a hardware failure – you do not want to lose anything essential. But you should also think a little more critically about your plan if disaster strikes. If you truly want to disaster-proof your organization, then you need to make sure you think of the following:
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Worst Case Scenario: Here’s What Can Happen If You Fail To Maintain A Backup

Worst Case Scenario: Here’s What Can Happen If You Fail To Maintain A Backup
Recently, a community site known as Myth Weavers suffered a catastrophic database failure. The site, which stores information for a variety of different board games, is – or perhaps I should say, was – widely-used in the tabletop community. Unfortunately, earlier this month, a routine prune by the site’s administrator went horribly wrong. Continue reading “Worst Case Scenario: Here’s What Can Happen If You Fail To Maintain A Backup”

Are You Making These Five Huge Cloud Backup Mistakes?

Are You Making These Five Huge Cloud Backup Mistakes?
Data protection and disaster recovery are now more important than ever before. Enterprise data is growing at a faster rate than ever before, to the point that many traditional backup solutions cannot keep up. That is where the cloud comes in.

With its immense flexibility, near-infinite capacity, and ease of connectivity, cloud storage makes for an attractive option when it comes to backing up your files and infrastructure. If you are not careful, however, it can be a double-edged sword. Make any of these five mistakes with your backup, and you will regret it.
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