Get the best cloud backup service for your business today

by | Jan 20, 2014 | Business Continuity, Cloud & Hosting

Your business needs the best cloud backup service

I’ll never forget that “3 am” phone call from my tech. Our small eCommerce company was doing quite well, and we decided to open our doors to the global marketplace.

My partner handles the IT end of things, while I do most everything else, from marketing to operational stuff that uses my accounting background.

Well, we’d just purchased a new server as part of our growth plan to go ‘global.’ We’d launched the new website a few days earlier, and then…the phone call:

It was a big customer out of England who said he couldn’t get to our site—it was ‘not there,’ he said. So, he called my IT partner, who then phoned me: we were losing files off the server and he was down at the office trying to figure out just what was going on.

No, we didn’t have off-premise storage—that was that was going to be our next big move; plus, our malware software needed updating, and the reason why a virus got into our server files.

Now, we’re using the best cloud backup service for our growing business. Lessons learned? Here’s a few tip on how your should go about securing your network:

‘Back up…back up…’

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It’s the mantra out there for any business, particularly with critical data and those files with umpteen versions to them.

What’s more, make sure your cloud service provides encryption as well

Don’t overlook email…

That’s often a primary source of viruses— through phishing schemes, for example. What’s needed, of course, is an email filtering platform to cut down on the chances of infection from a virus.

Contact us and discover how we help small businesses implement the right online backup and disaster recovery programs to meet their needs.

Dale Shulmistra is a Business Continuity Specialist at Invenio IT, responsible for shaping the company’s technology initiatives — selecting, designing, implementing & supporting business continuity solutions to bolster client operational efficiencies and eliminate downtime.

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