croom new

Patriot Tech Services Inc. Blog

3 Backup Nightmares You Don’t Want to Happen to You

3 Backup Nightmares You Don’t Want to Happen to You

Your business needs to have data backup and disaster recovery, period. There is no exception to this rule. The hard truth of the matter is that your business is risking far too much by not implementing data backup and disaster recovery. Today, we’ll examine scenarios in which a business might find its data threatened, as well as how modern businesses can keep their data safe, even when the world seems out to get them.

Situation #1: A Power Surge Strikes a Server
Imagine that your business is struck by a storm that brings with it immense amounts of wind, thunder, and lightning. A tree limb drops and severs the power lines surrounding your office, causing a power surge and frying your server’s hard drive. Just like that, your business is set back by a considerable amount, both financially and operationally. It’s likely that your business doesn’t have extra server hardware on-hand, as the sheer price of this expensive hardware would be enough to deter such a thing. Plus, consider the fact that your business can’t work as it needs to without this server hardware; this downtime can effectively cripple your business and make it much more difficult to recover.

A quality data backup and disaster recovery platform like Patriot Tech Services Inc.’s BDR solution will give your business the ability to eliminate downtime. Plus, since the BDR device can be used as a temporary server, you can keep your business running while you get your hardware back in proper working order.

Situation #2: A Team Member Goofs on an Email
With so many emails coming in from clients and customers, it’s easy to click on something without thinking about what you’re actually clicking on. For example, an employee could download an attachment that is infected with malware, hampering your business’ ability to function and potentially exposing your data to theft or the threat of ransomware. Ransomware is one of the most devastating threats to your business’ future. Locker ransomware can lock access to a specific computer, but crypto ransomware will lock access to personal data and other important files. These ransoms come in addition to a countdown with the hope of expediting the decision process.

A backup and disaster recovery platform will give your business a lifeline in these troubling times. A data backup is one of the only ways to get around the annoyance and embarrassment of having to pay a hacker to release your data. Therefore, any methods you can use to prevent such a travesty should be considered.

Situation #3: Time Will Always Catch Up
Imagine that you haven’t experienced a technological hiccup in a long time. This might seem like the new normal, but when you go for so long without experiencing an issue, you get complacent. This means that you’re not proactively looking for threats, and a business that isn’t preventing attacks and issues will inevitably suffer from them. A hardware refresh can go a long way to help your IT withstand the test of time, and it can help your organization eliminate costs associated with downtime.

A BDR solution can make migrating your data to new hardware easier and more efficient by offering you a safety net in the event the migration process doesn’t go as planned. Plus, during the migration process, your data might not be accessible by your employees, so having a backup in the cloud will allow for productivity to continue unhindered.

Does your organization need data backup and disaster recovery? Patriot Tech Services Inc. can help. To learn more, reach out to us at 877-874-4629.

What To Do When You’ve Had Enough of Your Broken T...
Tip of the Week: How to Dominate OneNote
 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Guest
Thursday, February 21 2019
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

Qr Code

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Best Practices Privacy Internet Cloud Google Network Security User Tips Hackers Tech Term Computer Microsoft Productivity Business Computing Mobile Devices Hardware Business Management Malware Software Efficiency Innovation Data Smartphone Browser Windows 10 Hosted Solutions Data Backup Apps Workplace Tips Upgrade Internet of Things Email Windows 10 Cybersecurity Miscellaneous Data Security Business Smartphones Windows Mobile Device Management VoIP Backup Best Practice Data Recovery IT Services communications Business Continuity Productivity Passwords Android Office 365 Small Business Cybercrime Outsourced IT Spam Holiday IT Support Operating System Server Employer-Employee Relationship Managed Service Provider Saving Money Users Automation Communication Network Virtualization Two-factor Authentication Gmail Networking Office Google Drive Phishing Remote Computing Vulnerability Disaster Recovery Bandwidth Chrome Artificial Intelligence Applications Money User Error Microsoft Office Facebook Update Alert Ransomware Information Cost Management Tech Support Bring Your Own Device Government Collaboration Data Management Health Law Enforcement Blockchain Budget Social Media Word Search Risk Management Hacking Fraud Wireless Technology Gadgets Human Resources Encryption Wireless Charging Managed IT Services eWaste Saving Time The Internet of Things Social Engineering Cortana Quick Tips Business Technology Managed Service Data Breach Marketing Mobile Device Managed IT Services Recovery Travel Application Computers Apple Password Retail Evernote Router Project Management Streaming Media Office Tips Politics Telephone Systems VPN Wi-Fi Devices Going Green Social Access Control App Proactive IT Safety DDoS Mobile Security Information Technology iPhone Google Assistant OneNote Google Docs Sports SaaS Hyperlink Distributed Denial of Service Sales Identity Amazon IT Support Personal Information Running Cable Access File Sharing Websites Antivirus Reputation Identity Theft E-Commerce Microsoft Word Gamification Managed IT Identities Software as a Service Keyboard Shortcuts Trending Shortcut History Value Microsoft Excel Employee-Employer Relationship Teamwork Virtual Assistant Wasting Time Conferencing Data Privacy Windows Ink Mobile Computing Bluetooth Telephony Edge Commerce Windows 7 Bloatware Transportation Data Theft Payment Cards Excel Maintenance Memory Cloud Computing Meetings Files Language Patch Management Payroll Private Cloud Ciminal Alexa for Business BDR Accessory Television Customer Relationship Management Laptop Gifts Hard Drive Google Maps Biometrics Fax Server Uninterrupted Power Supply Display Lithium-ion battery Robot Legislation Computing Audit PowerPoint Benefits Employee Device Security Financial Testing Save Money Security Cameras Computer Forensics Touchscreen Vendor Management Peripheral Touchpad Credit Cards Chromebook Augmented Reality Firewall Co-Managed Services Comparison App store Tablets Branding IT solutions Mobility Camera Chromecast Virus Machine Learning Storage Workers Management Remote Monitoring IT budget Data Protection Operating Sysytem FAQ Printing Data Loss PDF Disaster Legal Scam Telephone Data storage Specifications WannaCry NFL Entertainment Internet Exlporer Spyware Hybrid Cloud Hacker Projects Wearable Technology Administrator Proactive Downtime WiFi Hosted Solution Updates Wireless Internet Humor IT Management Admin Avoiding Downtime Charger Emergency Vendor Customer Service Cast Administration IT consulting Flexibility Employer Employee Relationship Monitors Business Intelligence Experience Science Keyboard Printers Adobe Unsupported Software IT solutions WIndows Server 2008 Cameras Managing Stress Company Culture Cleaning User Upgrades BYOD Regulations Scalability Nanotechnology Music Wireless Hiring/Firing iOS Licensing Worker Commute Windows 10s Printer Instant Messaging Twitter Settings Worker Consultant How To Computer Accessories Root Cause Analysis End of Support Books Smart Technology Work/Life Balance Best Available Solid State Drive Outlook Printer Server Phone System USB Education Cache HBO Current Events Mouse Near Field Communication Advertising Electronic Medical Records Hard Drives Data Storage Video Games Computer Fan Thank You Presentation Relocation intranet Save Time Virtual Reality Hard Disk Drive Sync Battery Compliance Emails Samsung CrashOverride Analytics Automobile Screen Mirroring Unified Threat Management Congratulations HaaS Big Data Point of Sale Computer Care Regulation Webinar Tablet WIndows 7 Black Market Training Network Congestion Text Messaging SharePoint

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

  • First Name *
  • Last Name *

      Latest Blog Entry

      For any business to be successful, its inner workings need to be able to work together seamlessly, each with a defined role and purpose. While we usually stick to talking about how to make your IT more collaborative, we’re devoting this week’s tip to ensuring that your emplo...

      Latest News

      Patriot Tech Services Inc. launches new website!

      Patriot Tech Services Inc. is proud to announce the launch of our new website at www.patriot-techs.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

      Read more ...

      Account login