3 Big Reasons Business Online Backup is a Necessity

by | Nov 19, 2015 | Business Continuity

Why you need Business online backup?

Every business, no matter the size, keeps sensitive information. There’s some information that is secretive and can’t find its way to competitors. In other cases, the loss of information could be a disaster for the company. Some data even fits into both of these categories. The obvious solution to this problem is to back up your data, but there are several methods of doing this. Here are a few reasons you should consider business online backup.

Easier

Business online backups are usually done through a company. The customer service this company provides can make your experience go much more smoothly. First of all, the company will usually take care of the backups automatically. If there is a problem, the company will probably detect it and take care of it. If you find a good company to keep your online backups, they’ll take care of pretty much everything for you, which is obviously easier than taking care of it yourself.

Cheaper

Even if you already run your own backups, it may actually be less expensive to do it through another company. This is because they specialize in online backups since they offer it to other businesses as well. If you haven’t already, calculate how much you’re actually paying for backups. Remember to include all of your expenses. In addition to buying and maintaining equipment and software, you also have to pay anyone who works on the system. Of course, you have to pay for overhead expenses such as power, but when unexpected problems arise, that will cost you as well. Compare your calculations to the monthly cost of an online backup system. You might be surprised by what you find.

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More reliable

As previously stated, a company that provides online backup service specializes in it. They already know everything there is to know about online backups. In addition to keeping the price low, this means that they have a lot of experience in preventing and dealing with problems. In general, you’ll be safer putting your data in their hands and forgetting about it than trying to protect it yourself.

Interested in trying a business online backup system for your business, or just want to learn more? Contact us. We can answer all of your questions, and even get you started.

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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