Backing up data is a necessary annoyance that is crucial for all small businesses in order to ensure the security of personal data and files. But every so often, small businesses make mistakes or take liberties with backing up data that can lead to disastrous circumstances. It’s important to know what to do in these instances, but it’s just as important to know what not to do. Here are some valuable lessons small businesses should be aware of:
1.Avoid backing up data in one location:
This is a basic “don’t” that everyone should follow, but it’s surprising just how many small businesses continue to back up data solely on their servers or desktops. Not backing up your data in multiple locations is not only irresponsible, it puts that information at risk because there are so many options available when it comes to data storage.
2.Legacy server backup software:
When talking about software repurposed for devices, this only works in situations when backup is done on a predictive schedule over a connection with high bandwidth. Endpoint backup requires much more flexible features. Read more