A copy made of a data file (or many files) so that
it can be replaced in the event of data loss. A backup should be
made to a separate computer or portable media - otherwise if your
hard disk crashes, you'll lose your backup too. Common backup media
includes CD-Rs and DVD-RWs, as well as Zip disks, tapes and portable
external hard drives.
"There is one certainty with computers."
"That is the fact that systems will fail and data will corrupt."
Questions You Need To Ask:
- What would you do if the system failed and was
- Do people rely on the system for the day to
day running of the company?
- Do you have a recovery procedure WHEN your system
- If you lost all the data from the system what
would be the cost to replace and re-input all the information?
How long has it taken to implement the existing system?
- Does your insurance cover you for loss of electronic
data if you do not have planned backups and offsite copies of
- Can your business carry on running without your
If your company has bought a new server or has an existing server,
what value does the organisation place on that piece of equipment
and what value do you place on the business function it supports.
If there is a high cost of installing the server and you rely on
the equipment for the day to day running of your company you really
should backup the system.
Solution-i can provide a comprehensive service
which will include regular monitoring of your backups to minimise
the cost to your business should a system fail.
- Consultancy detailing the best method for backing
up your systems.
- Installation and configuration of recommended
- Checks of backups, configuration and automation
of backup processes.
Our aim is to simplify your backups to minimise
the time you spend on what is a necessity.
Disaster recovery is something every business should
consider but the costs very often make this prohibitive.
In the event of a big problem such as office flooding
or fire Solution-I will work with you to get your business back
on track as soon as possible.
The systems can be replaced and backups can be
restored if you have recent good backups. If the worst case scenario
occurs and you have no backup and a recovery is not possible from
your old equipment we will help to put in place a solution to get
you back in business.
Please contact us for further details : firstname.lastname@example.org