Thursday 19 May 2016 07 am
Unfortunately we see the effects of this all the time! We get out on site and find that the hard drive on someone’s computer, the magnetic storage unit spinning at 7200rpm, has failed. At this point people often become distraught and we have to calm them down because they have lost months of work or a nasty virus has corrupted or encrypted all photos of their kids growing up.
Recovering data can be expensive and in some cases impossible. The best way to recover lost data is from most recent backups.
What is a backup?
To put it simply, a backup is a second copy of your data in a different place. The biggest mistake people make is moving their data to external hard drives, network storage devices or the slightly more effective RAID drive. None of these options are backups, and in all of these scenarios, there is a high chance of losing everything when your computer fails you.
COPY your data, and ensure that you have your data in more than one place at any given time. Here are two good do-it-yourself backup solutions.
Can Smart M8 help you with a recommended backup solution tailored to your requirements? Yes we can. We have several options available to all levels of users from home computer, small offices and large enterprise networks. Contact our friendly team on Free Call 1 800 770 868.
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