now, you probably understand the importance of your
data, and thus the importance of protecting your data.
While virus software, firewalls, and other security
measures are all a vital component of proper computer
and network maintenance, the only way to ensure that
your data will always be safe, is to back it up.
Traditional methods of
backup like tapes, CDs and DVDs, ZIP drives and floppies
all significant disadvantages. Backups are generally not
automatic and even more importantly, someone has to
physically transfer the media offsite where it must be
stored in a safe place.
Fortunately, Internet technology has now allowed a
vastly superior method of backing up: Remote backup.
Remote Backup (sometimes also referred to as remote
backup) has considerable advantages over other backup
Remote backup is
Once your Remote backup software is installed and
your backup sets are set up, backups start
automatically. Thereafter, you need do absolutely
nothing. You never have to change disks, rotate
tapes or label CDs. Studies show that the primary
reason that people do not backup their data, is
because of the hassle and the effort involved.
Simply put, Remote backup takes the inconvenience
out of backing up your data.
Remote backup is
Perhaps the most important aspect of backing up is
that your backups are stored in a different location
from your data. After all, if you experience a fire
or other disaster, or a theft, your backups are
probably as worthless as your computer if they had
been stored on top of or next to your computer. With
Remote backup, your data is always stored safely, in
not one, but two offsite locations, located hundreds
of miles apart from each other. You never have to
take tapes or CDs offsite and put them in storage.
Remote backup is
Remote backup, you can never run out of storage
space. As your data grows, your Remote storage
account can grow with it automatically. There is no
having to catalog endless CDs or changing tapes in
the middle of a backup.
Remote backup allows
you to easily retrieve data.
How many days would you have to wait to get backup
tapes back from storage in the event of a disaster?
It could be days, even weeks before your data was
recovered and your business was back in operation.
Let's say you wanted to recover just one file. How
many CDs would you have to search for to find the
file that you are looking for? With Remote backup,
you have access to all of your files 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. Retrieve the file you need in just
seconds. Have your business completely up and
running after a system failure in just hours.
Remote backup saves you
Do you know the only proper way to back up using
tapes? You must change them often because tapes wear
out. And you must rotate them using multiple sets.
Want to automate the process? Buy a high priced
tape changing robot. Even constantly having to buy
CDs and DVDs will add up. With Remote backup, you
save money. There are absolutely no installation
costs and no equipment to buy. All you pay is one
low monthly fee.
Remote backup lets you
Some studies show that more than half of backups
don’t actually work. They appear to be backing up
but don't actually transmit any data. Or the
storage devices failed or deteriorated while in
storage. How sure can you be that your backups are
really working? With other methods its hard but with
Remote backup, you can be sure. At any time, you can
view all of the files that you have backed up and
you can restore them. Remote backup provides
you with the confidence of knowing that your backups
are really there for when you need them.