Data Backup

Recycling Backup Data Tapes

Every business has its own way of managing the seemingly endless paperwork that they need to keep on hand. Some businesses prefer to use the old school method of a physical document filing system, but this method takes up a lot of space over time, and leaves your paperwork...

Disaster Data Recovery for Your Business

There is no way to tell when a disaster is going to strike. Not being prepared when a situation like a flood or tornado comes around can mean bad news for your business. If something were to happen that resulted in the loss of the company’s data, the future...

How to Recover Data From an Encrypted Hard Drive

If you are unable to access data on an encrypted hard drive there is still a chance that you will be able to recover all of the information. However, in order to retrieve the data you need a few things first: You will need the encryption code or key...

The True Costs of Recovering a Hard Drive

If you are trying to recover data from a hard-drive failure, the first thing you should do is make sure the machine is indeed dead. There are countless glitches that could cause your hard drive to not respond. So double check the drive by hooking it up as a...

Using a 3-2-1 Backup System

Data loss is no joke. Many businesses cannot recover from a disaster and this doesn’t always mean a natural disaster. Hardware malfunctions are a major cause of data loss disasters along with human error, software corruption, and computer viruses. Don’t assume your business is safe from data loss simply...

What is Encryption?

What is encryption? Data encryption is the translation of data into a secret code. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. Encryption, is the process of encoding information in such a way that only the person (or computer) with the key can decode it. The primary...

Preventing Data Loss When Using a Cloud Service

One of the biggest concerns people have with cloud services is security. They fear that storing data on offsite servers could provide weaker security and data loss. However, cloud services are a great way to backup data. You do not need any extra hardware and once it’s been set...

Types of Data Backup

When it comes to backing up data, there are two types of people: those who regularly backup their files and those who will learn to backup their files following an episode of data loss. Businesses and organizations lacking a thorough backup plan are susceptible to losing valuable data that...

Risks of Not Backing Up Data

Have you ever thought about just how much data your business holds onto? What would happen if you lost all of that data? Do you think that your business could get back on its feet if all of your important data was lost? One of the biggest risks when not backing...

Do You Have a Disaster Data Recovery Plan?

Your office contains everything that you have ever done to become successful, including client files, business records, and office paperwork, everything you need to run and grow your business is located onsite.  One thing that offices need to think about is what would happen to all of your secure documents...