In today’s world, businesses run on data. Customer data, employee data, private data, industry-specific data, and confidential data are just some of the kinds that we use and rely on every single day. When disaster strikes, one of the first things we think about is the security of our data. When it is natural or physical, like a storm, flood, or fire, we worry about the physical storage of our goods. When it comes from the internet, we worry about our digital storage. Either way, businesses today need to have a good disaster recovery plan in effect and be ready to use it at a moment’s notice. This goes beyond your Disaster Recovery 101 plan and into the area of specialized services.
Your Current Measures
You likely already have some kind of disaster management plan in place, but how can you know if your current measures are enough? You can determine this by viewing the types of disasters you’ve planned for versus the kinds you might actually experience. For many businesses, covering all of the possibilities may be more than the internal IT department can handle. In those cases, it might be time to consider a disaster recovery service.
Continuity From The Cloud
One of the biggest disasters that this type of service can mitigate is an extended power outage or business closure. In areas impacted by extreme flooding or wildfire in the past few years, businesses had to close for weeks and sometimes months until the danger passed. A data recovery service that backs up your system in the cloud can offer you the option of seamlessly continuing business from a new location. With the cloud, you can still access all of your information. It also allows you to continue working while your physical IT network is being restored and repaired, once you are back in your offices.
A good service will secure your data completely and safeguard it in multiple sites. If your service provider is in the building next door, you’re both going to be dealing with the same natural disaster. But since they back up their systems at multiple geographic locations, you will still be able to access your data securely.
Hiring a disaster recovery service does not mean you don’t have faith in your IT team or your disaster plan. It is simply another step, and it is a wise decision. It allows you to tap into the expertise and knowledge of professionals who specialize in and deal with disaster recovery every day.
En-Net Services Can Help Today
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