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Here Are Some Quick Tips on Disaster Recovery

Here Are Some Quick Tips on Disaster Recovery

Technology is center-stage in today’s business world, and when all it takes is a disaster to end operations for many businesses, it suddenly becomes incredibly important to have contingency plans in place… you know, just in case. Let’s go over how you should build an effective disaster recovery plan, as well as how to assess your company’s needs.

Assessing Your Business’ Needs

First, we need to discuss what the difference is between data backup and disaster recovery. Data backup is but one part of an effective disaster recovery solution, yet the two are intertwined and will affect one another. You’ll need to know what types of data you possess, how important they are to operations, and how often these types of data change. We recommend that you perform a thorough data audit to determine where you should prioritize your efforts.

Building an Effective Backup Strategy

You’ll need a comprehensive backup strategy if you want to ensure business continuity. We’ll discuss some of the aspects of building a comprehensive data backup plan, including how you should go about selecting the ideal solution to suit your company’s needs. We recommend that you schedule your backups to occur throughout the workday with the intention of taking backups for only frequently changed files in this manner, or changed files in general. This means that you’ll experience minimal data loss in the event of a disaster.

How Can You Work Toward Integrity and Security?

In terms of disaster recovery, you’ll want to ensure that you prioritize integrity and security. You can implement systems like data validation, alongside regular recovery tests, to ensure that any data your business restores is going to be authentic. Additionally, you can implement encryption protocols to keep your data backups as secure as possible while they are in storage, waiting for the day when they will be needed.

The Importance of Off-Site Backup and Data Redundancy

You can’t just have one backup of your data, as if you lose access to it, you won’t be able to restore effectively. Similarly, you cannot store your only data backup on-site on your network, because what would happen if something happened to your network? We recommend keeping an off-site data backup, in a secure data center, where you can rely on your data at a moment’s notice. This will ensure redundancy while you work to secure your company’s future, effectively safeguarding your business from any localized disaster.

With a strong data backup and disaster recovery plan in place, your business can go about its operations with little to fear. To learn more about how we can help your business in this effort, reach out to Phantom Technology Solutions at (800) 338-4474.

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