All businesses need to take preventative measures to secure their futures, but did you know that data backup isn’t just about making sure your business survives in the event of a disaster? While natural disasters, user error, and other means of data loss can all be reduced through the development of a substantial data backup plan, your organization will find use for your backup even during normal everyday operations, providing a significant return on your investment.
Data backup works by backing up your data and providing the ability to restore your data. Using this solution, you can make any large issues, or even small annoyances, trivial at best. It doesn’t take an expert to notice how a computer shutting down before you can save an important document can derail operations for employees who need that file. In situations like this, an incremental backup will be able to resolve the issue in no time at all.
Simply put, instead of worrying about how to get that document back, you can turn back time to a point where that file existed on your business’ infrastructure. This gives you the option of reverting documents and files back to a point where they aren’t affected by whatever ails you. These small inconveniences can effectively be mitigated simply by restoring a previous version of your document, making it seem like the issue never happened at all.
This might seem like a small benefit but think about it in the grand scale. You effectively make it so that you’ll never have to worry about employee mistakes killing productivity (to a certain degree, anyway). When employees don’t have to worry about mistakes eliminating all of their hard work, they can instead focus on getting as much work done as possible, improving productivity and reducing the margin of error.
MERIT Solutions can help your business put together a data backup plan that works for you. Our network-attached and cloud-based backup solutions can allow for incremental backups frequently throughout the workday, creating minimal data loss in any disaster event, no matter how small. To learn more, reach out to us at (757) 420-5150.