Learn how to avoid top data recovery problems today

by | Jun 27, 2013 | Business Continuity

Avoid the most common data recovery problems

Although there are many things that qualify as “do-it-yourself” work on the Internet, backing up and recovering data are simply too important and complex to do without professional assistance. Even if there is an employee within a company who is particularly tech-savvy, the reality is that the data recovery problems and data loss are far too severe to trust data backup to anyone who is not considered an expert in the field.

The issue with data recovery problems is that many companies do not consider data backup to be a priority, even if it means protecting months’ or even years’ worth of hard work. “A data loss reality check,” a recent article by Technology Spectator, stresses the importance of data recovery plans and offers advice on how to minimize data loss. The article also explains why do-it-yourself data backup is a flawed notion because of the complexity of data recovery:

“Doing it yourself often makes data recovery much harder – and in some cases impossible to retrieve anything. A lot of the complexity is hidden from the users and administrators when systems are virtualised. Without a solid data recovery program, it’s very easy to lose data. There are too many risks involved in rebuilding data and using a reputed recovery company is the best option to avoid any problems.”

As explained in the article about data recovery problems, if the all-too-common mistake of data backup is to rely on one’s own expertise within the field, then the simple and easy solution is to seek professional assistance. Similar to buying insurance, one may not truly understand the importance of a professional data backup service until a disaster hits and a data recovery plan is needed. If the most important documents of a company are stored electronically, then the risk of data loss should be treated with the utmost importance in order to avoid major setbacks that can damage the everyday business operations of a company.

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If you’re interested in data backup and want to avoid data recovery problems and would like professional assistance in creating a data recovery plan, contact us.

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.