Corruption, stolen, corrupt, deleted are many possibilities that can happen to your data, but will your data backups protect your business from losing important files?

This is where you need a “Disaster Recovery” plan. A disaster recovery plan will address downtime due to improper data backups, detailed documentation, and a lack of understanding the recovery process at a critical business time. 

Everyone tends to think that disaster recovery is when you have to recover from floods, hurricanes, and/or fires however the most common problems associated with data loss revolve around human error and/or hardware failure.

Most businesses perform data backups either by themselves, have an assigned employee, or a managed IT services provider handles it for them.

Whether your data is backed up onsite or offsite in the cloud, on a hard drive, or on tapes. The point is that you should easily be able to get access to your data when you need it in an emergency.

You should always have a local and offsite backup of your data for disaster recovery reasons according to the industries best practice.

Backups don’t always mean you’re protected from a data loss. In the end ask yourself this, if you experience a total server loss, how effective is the data backup you currently have in place and will it protect you from losing your important files? If your answer is no then you may want to look into getting new data backup with help from BrickHost.