IT Support Blog for Small Business Owners

Are your data backups reliable?

Posted by David S. Mulvey on 9/20/21 3:56 PM

One of the biggest nightmares for any business owner is downtime, as it results in a significant loss in productivity which translates directly to lost revenue. There are several scenarios in which businesses can experience downtime and as a result need to rely on your data backup solution to restore your operations.

  • Ransomware attack or other cybersecurity incident whereas the criminals encrypt your business data
  • Natural disaster like the recent storms that devastated much of the Greater Philadelphia Region
  • Buggy software updates that cause slowness or other technical issues on your network

Most businesses adopt cloud solutions to mitigate downtime, increase IT stability, and gain access the remote work capabilities.

Moving key workloads and applications to Microsoft Azure offers a key benefit -- it increases resiliency and is an important piece of your business’s data backup and disaster recovery plans. Microsoft Azure is built to keep your critical applications online, even in the face of a disaster.

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Topics: disaster recovery plan, Data backup, Business Continuity, secure cloud advantage, cloud migration, benefits of azure, cloud backups, Azure backup solution

When Data Disaster Strikes will Your Company Data Backup be Ready?

Posted by David S. Mulvey on 9/18/14 12:30 PM

Most IT experts will agree that in order for a business to survive a data disaster, they need some sort of data backup plan or business continuity plan in place. Regardless of the type of plan, or systems integrated, all of your IT systems need to have at least one backup copy. In the last blog, we took a look at the first four tips to help improve your data backups, let’s continue in this part 2 blog with the final four tips.

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Topics: backup plan, Data backup, Data Recovery, business continuity plan, data backups, backup solutions

When Data Disaster Strikes, will Your Company Data Backup be Ready?

Posted by David S. Mulvey on 9/15/14 12:15 PM

While there are many different and important tasks a business needs to do, one of the most important is to back up your company data. Your data is important often impossible to recreate.  I promise you the day will come (if it hasn’t yet) where you will have catastrophic loss of data. Most business owners realize this and do back up their data, but it can be a challenge to an owner on how to setup and operate a really reliable and low cost data backup plan.  In order to help, I have come up with eight data backup tips, four of which we will review in this blog.

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Topics: backup plan, Data backup, Data Recovery, business continuity plan, data backups, backup solutions

Data Backup Technologies for your small business

Posted by David S. Mulvey on 9/3/14 9:00 AM

This month I am going to focus on your company’s data backups/data restoration and the importance of protecting your company data.  When you take a moment to consider the various data backup solutions, it is easy to recognize there are a number of different data backup technologies.  From traditional tapes to on premises disk and data-streaming to the cloud; it can be a challenge to figure out what you need. Let’s take a look at the three main approaches to data backup services with the hopes of helping you choose which one is right for your company.

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Topics: Data backup, data backup services, Data Recovery, data recovery services

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