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Category Archives: Data Backup & Recovery

Business continuity for engineering firms: Why your firm should care about more than data backup

Data continuity, disaster recovery, and business continuity are related, but not the same. Designing business continuity for engineering firms can be difficult if the firm has an incomplete understanding of the differences between data continuity, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Does your firm back up its critical files? Where is your firm's business-critical data stored? How will your employees access the information they need to do their jobs in the event…
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Disaster Recovery: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

One of the most dangerous yet common mistakes business owners make is assuming “it will never happen to me”. However, there are only two types of people: those who have had a data loss and those who are about to. What would happen to your business if you had a major data loss? The possibility is definitely there; this can’t be denied. Data loss disasters come in many forms, ranging…
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Have You Done a Test Restore Lately?

A lot of businesses make it a habit to back up their data, and leave it at that. But many do not realize that there is another half to an effective backup system – regularly testing it. One of the most basic actions a company takes – big or small – with its data is back it up. It’s become a mantra in this age in which information is more…
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