Data Recovery – Do you need Online backup?

Data Recovery – Online Backup or Online Storage?

With almost all information stored digitally these days, having a secure, reliable back up for data recovery not only makes practical sense but in some cases, is a legal requirement. Ideally, the backup should be located away from the original source to protect against natural disasters, fire, theft, malicious software, hacking attack or hardware failure. Never underestimate the human element, accidental or intentional, a lot of problems have been caused historically by human error or a disgruntled employee. Backing up your data to the cloud is the most common, modern way of protecting yourself. So what is the difference between online back up and online storage? Which do you need for peace of mind or do you need both? Hopefully our article will help you understand data recovery.

The difference explained

Online backup is designed to provide you with a full replica of your data so your business can be back up and running, with as little downtime as possible, should a disaster occur or systems become compromised. Online storage allows you to store pictures, sync and share files and achieve access to individual files from multiple devices. Although online storage has a level of security, specialised data backup providers have much more robust systems in place. So if your concern is for preserving data and valuable files in a safe and secure environment, you don’t use a facility that has been designed to be accessed, synchronised and shared. Although they have many similarities, data recovery resources are clearly very different than data storage solutions.

Where to find the best solution?

Nybble are specialists at finding the right product for your organisation, from our own solutions to products supplied through our partners we can find the right match whether you are a small business just starting out, a corporation with a six figure turnover or an organisation requiring a high level protection for legal and litigation reasons – we have clients already benefitting from the protection we can offer. Have an informal consultation with us and see how we can help you.

Key Features & Benefits we can offer:

  • Encrypted at source
  • Secure transfer (SSL).
  • Backs up most known operating systems, databases, files, applications & virtual environments.
  • 100% Restorable.
  • Military grade encryption.
  • User friendly management console.
  • Unique compression rate.
  • Optimising technologies.
  • Multiple restore options to suit.
  • Competitive pricing.
  • No capital outlay.
  • Compatible with your existing IT infrastructure.

There really is no need to put yourself or your business at risk, we can tailor a solution to your need. If you are not able to pay the upfront fee demanded by so many providers, talk to us – we can offer managed packages enabling you to be protected from the moment you invite us to help, spreading the cost at a rate you can afford. Nybble has helped to support new businesses and watched them blossom into leaders in their sectors, we understand the pressures and the unique needs.

As Jack Schofield said in his Guardian article, “As Schofield’s Second Law of Computing asserts, data doesn’t really exist unless you have two copies of it. Preferably more. And the only person who can be held responsible for that is you.”

Call us for an informal chat about your data backup requirements, for your business and let us help. For more information, please email  Jill@nybble.co.uk with “Data backup enquiry” as your subject line.

Posted by Jill Wells 16/03/2016

Further reading:

Article – “Never Assume your data is safe, even if it’s online” by Jack Schofield, The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2008/feb/14/email.yahoo

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