Why Businesses Are Creating a Recovery Infrastructure
RecoverySoft / July 2, 2018

Aside from natural disasters, there are many other reasons that companies and businesses should require a disaster recovery plan in the event something may occur. In the corporate world, there is an increased reliance on computer networks, databases and online services more than ever which adds a great deal of vulnerability and possibility for loss of data. There may be a disaster in the form of an unexpected virus, network outage, internet outage, or malfunctioning equipment at any moment in time. A company or business cannot expect 24/7 access to these online services without some risk for disaster at some point. Luckily, there are several ways any size company or business can recover through business communication products and services. In order to have the most success and recovery, a company or business must be sure to: Define goals: • Minimize the physical and financial damage caused by the unplanned event or disaster. • Restoring business operations immediately. • Protect vital resources such as equipment, data and documents. Create a plan: • Assign a Team. • Consider Your Risks and Identify threats. • Determine the impact of being out of business for X amount of time. • Identify Key Suppliers and…

Creating a Complete Data Protection and Restoration Strategy
RecoverySoft / May 30, 2018

Creating a Complete Data Protection and Restoration Strategy Backing up your data is the best way to prevent losing it. This method comes into play when you’ve suffered a system failure or hardware corruption. Your IT folks simply–or not so simply, depending on the method you used for backup–restore your data from the backed up files. No matter what you do, data backup is the most essential part of a data protection plan. But is there something you can do to potentially prevent you from losing your data at all? There are other steps you can take, in concert with data backup, to help protect your data. The best data protection strategy is to create a holistic plan that incorporates both prevention and restoration. With data backup as the cornerstone of your plan, there are about a half a dozen other actions you can incorporate across the board at your company. Run an anti-virus program to prevent and eliminate viruses that could take advantage of security flaws and compromise your data. Use power surge protectors everywhere to prevent power surges from causing hard-drive failure and potentially damaging your data. Always quit your programs and shut down your computer properly to…