BDR Needs to Be a Business Priority

BDR Needs to Be a Business Priority

Of any of your business implementations, a data backup and disaster recovery system is a serious contender for the most important. However, many neglect to prepare for a data loss event or disaster, which means they leave their business vulnerable to the ill effects of both. Protecting your business begins with a data backup and disaster recovery solution that prepares you for a worst-case scenario.

For a long time, tape backup was the preeminent form of data backup for business purposes. This process, storing a copy of your data on magnetic tape, is no longer sufficient for the modern business due to shortcomings that would only slow down your recovery efforts after a data loss event.

First of all, backing up on tape isn’t an automated process, so it falls to an employee to initiate the backup process when the workday is over. How likely is it that one of your employees will be focused on running a data backup at the end of a particularly long and stressful day? In addition to this, restoring from a tape is also a manual process. All it would take is a slight mistake, and poof--there goes your data.

Secondly, a tape backup doesn’t keep a full backup of your data in the first place, only saving changes that have taken place over the previous 24 hour period, technically even less. Tape backup is a resource-intensive process, and so can only be run once each day, typically after-hours. Therefore, you could lose a full day’s worth of data to a disaster.

Finally, the third reason that tape is considered outdated is the amount of time it takes to restore your backed-up data. If you needed to restore your data, the process could easily take hours--and that’s assuming that whatever event caused you to need to restore from your backup didn’t also damage your internal hardware infrastructure. This downtime will undoubtedly have a negative impact on your business, and can be avoided.

Instead of relying on tape, companies today leverage enterprise-level Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) solutions from providers like GTSS. Utilizing the cloud, BDR takes data backups that are more complete and can be restored much more quickly, leading to decreased downtime. This is accomplished through ‘snapshot’ data backups, which updates any changes as often as every fifteen minutes. This means that any data that may be lost is minimized, offering your business improved protection from threats to your data.

If BDR sounds like the right choice for your business, reach out to GTSS at (803) 298-3008.

Tip of the Week: Saving a Windows Product Key to a...
Is a Generation Gap Causing Workplace Issues?


Already Registered? Login Here
No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Privacy Best Practices Technology Cloud Hackers Microsoft Backup Google Software Business Computing Windows 10 Smartphones Business Malware Ransomware Hosted Solutions Productivity Hardware Network Security Business Continuity Innovation Small Business Disaster Recovery Android Email Computer Data VoIP User Tips Internet Efficiency Alert Mobile Devices Data Backup Smartphone Telephone Systems Upgrade Law Enforcement Social Engineering Windows Cybercrime Quick Tips Cybersecurity Managed IT Services Browser Collaboration Money Computers Outsourced IT Managed IT Services Communications How To Virtualization Server Miscellaneous App Network Social Media Operating System Office Chrome Wi-Fi Windows 10 Passwords Data Recovery History Router Artificial Intelligence Mobile Device Management Communication Data Breach Cloud Computing Office 365 Business Management Gadgets Health Google Drive Flexibility Automation Safety Spam Office Tips Remote Computing Password Work/Life Balance Bring Your Own Device Holiday IT Management Data Security Microsoft Office Word IT Services Private Cloud Apps Hacking HaaS OneNote Data storage Facebook Recovery Two-factor Authentication Black Market Public Cloud Best Practice Government Physical Security Unsupported Software End of Support The Internet of Things Phishing Gmail Saving Money Internet Exlporer Downtime Automobile Spam Blocking Data Management Workplace Tips Productivity Redundancy Mobility Bandwidth Marketing Avoiding Downtime Data Storage Conferencing Save Money Tip of the week Telecommuting Customers Techology IT Consultant Lithium-ion battery Specifications Vulnerability Managed Service Provider Tech Support Voice over Internet Protocol Users Amazon Web Services Humor Mobile Device Music Emails YouTube Windows Server 2008 Remote Work Remote Monitoring Laptop Leadership IT Plan HBO Business Intelligence Computer Care Solid State Drive Managed IT Shadow IT Virtual Reality Settings Telephony Chromecast Online Shopping Video Games Wearable Technology Networking Data loss Battery Windows 7 Identity Theft IT Support Risk Management Update Touchpad User Error Patch Management Employer-Employee Relationship Encryption Sports Outlook Millennials Monitor Wireless Content Samsung Audit Botnet Going Green Multi-Factor Security Internet of Things Hybrid Cloud Worker Commute Skype Evernote Scalability USB Current Events Screen Mirroring Education Flash Credit Cards Politics Root Cause Analysis Uninterrupted Power Supply Search Scam Software Tips VPN Frequently Asked Questions Workforce Audiobook Value Computer Fan Travel Trending PDF Start Menu Apple Knowledge Cast Google Docs Internet exploMicrosoft Computing Infrastructure Netflix NarrowBand Fraud Keyboard How to webinar BYOD Notifications Excel BDR Reputation Entertainment FENG DDoS Files Comparison Robot Information Technology Windows 10s Tools iPhone Instant Messaging Network Congestion Website Advertising Applications IT Support Sync Wireless Technology Amazon Relocation Legal Experience Meetings Cleaning Benefits SaaS Charger Books Save Time Congratulations Firewall Emergency Hiring/Firing Worker Smart Technology Webinar Assessment CrashOverride Rootkit Two Factor Authentication Employer Employee Relationship IT solutions Television WiFi Training Compliance Troubleshooting Computer Accessories Public Computer Transportation Loyalty Vendor Management Regulation Big Data Electronic Medical Records Bluetooth Thank You

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Recent Comments

No comments yet.