Why it’s useful to know about Corporate Data Backup

by | May 18, 2016 | Business Continuity

Why you need corporate data backup.

In today’s business world, data is everything.  Information is kept on things such as customers, transactions, marketing plans, strategies, assets, and employees.  With more businesses using software for their day-to-day operations, it’s important to have contingencies in place when there is a disruption.  These disruptions aren’t limited to the hackers or servers going down.  Natural disasters, human error, and other factors contribute to data being compromised and potentially lost.  This lost data is also lost time and money.  This is where corporate data backup comes into play.

What is corporate data backup?

Corporate data backup is software and hardware used to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster.  It is a great solution for protecting against data loss and system downtimes, enabling a business to continue running efficiently.  Below are four reasons why corporate data backup is important to your needs as a business:

Emergencies Will Happen – No operation or system runs smoothly 100% of the time.  Hardware goes down.  Software can crash.  Natural disasters, power failures, and human error are bound to occur.  Corporate data backup is a buffer between these factors that can slow your business operations down.

You Need a Plan – As the saying goes, “You don’t plan to fail.  You just fail to plan.” Companies without a corporate data backup solution eventually will have an occurrence of data loss or system downtime.  This loss of data and time, due to system downtime, means that money is being lost as well.

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Threats Are Increasing – In today’s digital world, data is more compromised and at risk than ever before.  There are traditional threats such as human error and natural disaster.  However, today’s new threats include hackers, phishing attacks, email scams, and corporate espionage.  It’s important to protect your business data against these increasing threats.

Data Is Crucial – Without access to data, important business decisions are either delayed or not made.  This data affects everything from strategy to execution of business operations.

In today’s data-driven world, it’s important to have a plan in place that protects your data and allows your business to continue running fluidly. Invenio IT provides corporate data backup solutions that allow your business to flourish in spite of disaster.  Contact us today.

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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