Harnessing A Virtual Infrastructure To Create A Complete Backup Plan For Your Business

Harnessing A Virtual Infrastructure To Create A Complete Backup Plan For Your Business

Harnessing A Virtual Infrastructure To Create A Complete Backup Plan For Your Business

Conducting business without being dependent on technology is impossible these days because we are all heavily reliant on technology and electronic devices, so much so that it is almost impossible to carry out business without these gadgets! As a business owner, one thing that you must understand is that the more reliant your business is on technology, the higher would be the chances of occurrence of software crashes, hard drive failures and other similar technical problems. In order to protect your business and prevent the loss of important data and files, it is important have a secured backup. A data backup & recovery plan is a must for every business in today’s times.

Backup-plan

Sets of Backup

A backup set is a term that is commonly associated with data backup & recovery plan. This set can be defined as the total amount of data or information from a single resource. This backup set is then placed in a media where the backup happens. Thus, if you are backing up files from multiple resources then you will be creating multiple sets of backup. Creating sets of backup is not a one-time task but rather an occasional task that all business enterprises should engage in because new data is constantly generated every day in the company!

Types of Media

The best part about data backup & recovery plan for companies is that they can choose from a variety of types or options. Thus, there is something for every business irrespective of its needs, size, scale of operation, nature of business and so on. There are different kinds of media available for companies who require backup. These are Tape Drives, DVDs, CDs, Zip Drives, Offsite backup and so on.

Off-site Backup

Out of all the different types of media for data backup & recovery plan, the off-site backup would probably be the most useful because it makes no sense to have the backup inside the office because if a natural disaster or a not-so-natural mishap (for e.g. theft) were to happen then the entire data would be lost! Therefore, instead of backing up the files and storing them ‘on site’ it makes more sense to select a distant location wherein the backup data would be stored securely and safely.

Applications Simple Backup

Data backup & recovery plan is not a cakewalk, especially if you have a huge company with plenty of data and information. Therefore, in order to help you out with the data backup process, you can rely on applications that simplify backup. This is great for amateurs or those who have very limited knowledge about data backup on a large scale.

Managing Complexity

There are lots of complications associated with the loss of data in companies, especially large scale ones. Prevention is definitely better than cure in this case because sometimes recovery of lost data is impossible, which means that the data stolen or destroyed is gone forever. Therefore, instead of letting that happen, it is better to employ a reliable and efficient data backup & recovery plan for your company’s betterment.

deney-dentelBy Deney Dentel,

Denny a Health care solutions with HIMSS Portland, Oregon and also cloud computing service provider company. Deney is the only localized and authorised  IBM ProtecTIER business partner in Pacific Northwest. You can also follow him on LinkedIn.

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