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The Importance of Remote Data Backup


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Most businesses today protect themselves from financial disasters via insurance policies structured to recoup loss of revenue should the unexpected occur. But an insurance policy can’t restore lost customer and other business data, and that’s often the most expensive loss of all.

Consider how crippling would it be for a business to suddenly lose all of its customers data as well as their own. Just imagining what it would be like is enough to send most business owners into a panic and rightfully so.

With the explosion of e-commerce, competition is fiercer than it has been ever before. In today's business world, it's absolutely essential that a online business operates without failure because if error messages or other glitches greet potential customers when they access a site, competitors are just a simple mouse-click away, ready and eager to snatch them up.

Remote offsite backup essentially functions similarly to tape backups but with one major and important difference. Instead of sending backups to a tape or to another drive attached to an on-site server, data is sent to another computer safely offsite. No one has to remember to change the tapes; it's automatically done, each and every day.

A good remote online backup service keeps your data safe and secure in remote locations and allows you to access, update, and recover important files and documents without your business suffering downtime or lost customers. These benefits will utlimately improve your organizations efficiency and productivity, not to mention the piece of mind that the data is secure.

Christopher Souza is experienced in both sales and marketing for the technology industry. He is currently the Director of Sales for New England Data Services (NEDS), which is a data center offering managed data center services to SMB in Boston, MA. Chris holds a MBA in e-Business from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.

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