Updated: Feb 20
Imagine losing all your client information. It would be pretty devastating to your business right? Having backup's of your data, is simple and to maintain but it can protect and save you from catastrophic business risks. Here are our 5 reasons to backup your data.
1. People Make Mistakes
You've accidently deleted that important document, it'll take hours to recreate, panic ensues. Without a back-up you will have to recrate all that work. Having an effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan will help you recover those important files
2. Data Loss can happen at anytime
Whether your machine has a physical problem, is infected by a virus, stolen or has damaged caused to it accidentally losing data can happen at any time, and normally when you least expect it. Having an effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan will help you to restore your lost data.
3. Saving time
When you lose data, you must spend time to fix the issue. This might be simply rewriting an email because your computer crashed before you clicked send or as serious as rebuilding your client data base. Either way while you are working to try and recover this data you are not working on your business. In the worst case you might have to redo everything, not many companies survive from this. Having an effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan will help you save you time if you must recover any data
4. Falling foul of regulations
Lots of Business must keep records for various reasons I.e. Regulations\ Tax reasons\Compliance. Loosing data might not only affect your business but you might fall foul of any regulatory requirements to keep data. These bodies won’t care if you have had a disaster. All it may mean is that that you are not complaint and subsequently fine you. Having an effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan will help you minimise these risks.
Loosing important files\Data can seriously affect your reputation in the marketplace. If customers find you that you have lost their data, they may be more inclined to look elsewhere , and they will tell their friends. Having an effective Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan will help you avoid the embarrassment of losing customers data.
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