Contact us today!
561-795-2000 
844-795-2001

FRS Pros Blog

3 Backup Nightmares You Don’t Want to Happen to You

3 Backup Nightmares You Don’t Want to Happen to You

Your business needs to have data backup and disaster recovery, period. There is no exception to this rule. The hard truth of the matter is that your business is risking far too much by not implementing data backup and disaster recovery. Today, we’ll examine scenarios in which a business might find its data threatened, as well as how modern businesses can keep their data safe, even when the world seems out to get them.

Situation #1: A Power Surge Strikes a Server
Imagine that your business is struck by a storm that brings with it immense amounts of wind, thunder, and lightning. A tree limb drops and severs the power lines surrounding your office, causing a power surge and frying your server’s hard drive. Just like that, your business is set back by a considerable amount, both financially and operationally. It’s likely that your business doesn’t have extra server hardware on-hand, as the sheer price of this expensive hardware would be enough to deter such a thing. Plus, consider the fact that your business can’t work as it needs to without this server hardware; this downtime can effectively cripple your business and make it much more difficult to recover.

A quality data backup and disaster recovery platform like FRS Pros’s BDR solution will give your business the ability to eliminate downtime. Plus, since the BDR device can be used as a temporary server, you can keep your business running while you get your hardware back in proper working order.

Situation #2: A Team Member Goofs on an Email
With so many emails coming in from clients and customers, it’s easy to click on something without thinking about what you’re actually clicking on. For example, an employee could download an attachment that is infected with malware, hampering your business’ ability to function and potentially exposing your data to theft or the threat of ransomware. Ransomware is one of the most devastating threats to your business’ future. Locker ransomware can lock access to a specific computer, but crypto ransomware will lock access to personal data and other important files. These ransoms come in addition to a countdown with the hope of expediting the decision process.

A backup and disaster recovery platform will give your business a lifeline in these troubling times. A data backup is one of the only ways to get around the annoyance and embarrassment of having to pay a hacker to release your data. Therefore, any methods you can use to prevent such a travesty should be considered.

Situation #3: Time Will Always Catch Up
Imagine that you haven’t experienced a technological hiccup in a long time. This might seem like the new normal, but when you go for so long without experiencing an issue, you get complacent. This means that you’re not proactively looking for threats, and a business that isn’t preventing attacks and issues will inevitably suffer from them. A hardware refresh can go a long way to help your IT withstand the test of time, and it can help your organization eliminate costs associated with downtime.

A BDR solution can make migrating your data to new hardware easier and more efficient by offering you a safety net in the event the migration process doesn’t go as planned. Plus, during the migration process, your data might not be accessible by your employees, so having a backup in the cloud will allow for productivity to continue unhindered.

Does your organization need data backup and disaster recovery? FRS Pros can help. To learn more, reach out to us at 561-795-2000.

What To Do When You’ve Had Enough of Your Broken T...
Tip of the Week: How to Dominate OneNote
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Tuesday, December 18 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Internet Network Security Cloud Business Computing Tech Term Google Business Management Hackers Hardware Software User Tips Microsoft Computer Malware Productivity Data Backup Efficiency Browser Smartphone Hosted Solutions Mobile Devices Windows Cybersecurity IT Services Apps Data Recovery Internet of Things Data Security Android Cybercrime Office 365 Innovation Upgrade Operating System Windows 10 Backup IT Support Data Outsourced IT Business Continuity Email Smartphones Alert Disaster Recovery VoIP Law Enforcement Ransomware Mobile Device Management Vulnerability Phishing Money Business Communications Spam Server IT Support Workplace Tips Collaboration Best Practice Employer-Employee Relationship Applications Network Chrome Small Business Microsoft Office Saving Money Managed IT Services Information Technology Unsupported Software Virtualization Networking Information Passwords Miscellaneous App Cloud Computing Telephone Systems Tech Support Gadgets Router Google Drive OneNote Blockchain Two-factor Authentication Managed Service Provider Windows 10 Managed IT Holiday Computers Augmented Reality Managed Service Cortana WannaCry Budget Commerce Robot Wireless Technology Bring Your Own Device Word Wi-Fi Mobile Security The Internet of Things Social Media Data Management Update Shortcut Google Docs Project Management Politics Google Assistant Patch Management Wireless Charging VPN iPhone Productivity Devices SaaS Proactive IT Facebook BDR Sports Touchscreen Data Storage Data Breach Users WiFi Quick Tips Travel Mobile Device Automation Business Technology Hosted Solution Password Application Avoiding Downtime Excel Audit Encryption Fraud Safety Hacking Data Protection Communication Gmail Evernote Save Money User Error Artificial Intelligence Cost Management Managed IT Services Risk Management Government Recovery Point of Sale Identities Marketing BYOD Disaster Management Access Control Data Loss Ciminal Humor Printing Telephone Charger Device Security Identity Theft Projects Conferencing Data Theft IT Solutions Admin Workers Administrator Vendor Legislation Language Webinar PowerPoint Adobe Streaming Media Consultant Lithium-ion battery Hyperlink Hybrid Cloud Windows Ink Remote Monitoring Vendor Management Identity Gifts Computing Reputation Wireless Internet Licensing Saving Time Updates Data storage Access Scam Employee-Employer Relationship Comparison History IT solutions Chromecast Microsoft Excel IT budget Value Outlook Wasting Time Remote Computing Health Amazon Google Maps Spyware Telephony Samsung Data Privacy Windows 7 Credit Cards App store iOS WIndows Server 2008 Gamification Keyboard Shortcuts Microsoft Word Settings Internet Exlporer Specifications Virus Wireless Windows 10s HBO Search Computer Care Nanotechnology Software as a Service File Sharing Mobility Screen Mirroring Legal Accessory Virtual Assistant Apple Laptop Unified Threat Management Uninterrupted Power Supply Antivirus Hard Drive Display Transportation Memory Tablets Human Resources Maintenance Meetings Testing Sales Proactive Private Cloud Solid State Drive Root Cause Analysis Bandwidth Storage Social Engineering Emails Cast Computer Forensics Sync Peripheral Computer Fan Alexa for Business Edge Touchpad Upgrades Chromebook Co-Managed Services FAQ Going Green Social Files Emergency Financial NFL Payroll eWaste DDoS Camera Retail Websites Hard Disk Drive IT Management End of Support HaaS Scalability Analytics Keyboard Entertainment Relocation Black Market Cleaning Cache Automobile Office Personal Information Big Data Training Monitors Managing Stress Compliance USB Worker PDF Thank You Printers Television CrashOverride Mobile Computing How To Books Company Culture Education Hiring/Firing Regulation Video Games Experience Virtual Reality Text Messaging Congratulations Work/Life Balance Electronic Medical Records Crowdsourcing Employer Employee Relationship Current Events Benefits Phone System Twitter es Save Time Office tips Advertising Computer Accessories Battery Smart Technology Flexibility Music Instant Messaging Hacker