Chances are, it’s happened to you before. You’ve lost data on your computer or mobile device. It could be as a result of a virus, a fire or flood, theft or corrupted CD-ROMs and hard disks; the possibilities are endless.
For businesses, losing data translates to more than monetary loss or inconvenience. Losing emails, contact details, documents and even your website can result in a sharp drop in productivity or compromise the security of your company’s digital assets.
These days, a comprehensive data back-up plan is a must for every organisation. Make sure you have all the avenues covered in these five steps:
1. Create a Disaster Recovery Plan
A disaster recovery plan (DRP) is your solution to all the “what if’s” for business continuity. By developing a set of procedures, you can recover and protect your IT infrastructure – small or large – in an event of an “unexpected” disaster.