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Whether you are a new business or you have been trading for many years, there is a very good chance in this computerised age that you will be using a pc, computer or laptop to assist you with running that business. What you may not realise, is the greatest threat to the survival of your business, is losing the data stored on your hard drive. Online backup is the most cost effective and efficient way of protecting your crucial data.

Originally, online backup was only within the budget of large multinational corporations, but nowadays it is highly affordable for not only the one man business, but even the everyday computer user. Many store valuable work, their financial statements, irreplaceable photographs and digital media files; the loss of which to many people would be priceless. So, secure back up of our hard drive is essential in even our every day lives and no backup is more secure than online backup.

Whether you need to back up a single laptop, or an entire network of machines, there is an online backup solution that will meet your needs. The simplest method is to use a company who uses software, which will allow you to configure what you would most like to back up. All data is encrypted, so from the moment it leaves your computer, it is impossible for it to be accessed by anybody, not even the online backup company will be able to view the contents of your data.

Therefore you can safely backup everything you would not like to loose, for the business you can backup all your financial documents, bank statements, wage details, stock holding, VAT and tax documents; and even your e-mails and address book. All these will be safely stored in secure and remote premises, so in the event of any of a multitude of potential disasters, your data will be available and restorable instantly online.

Likewise for the home computer user; 1,000s of computers and laptops were stolen last year; plus everyday, new virulent and damaging viruses circulated the Internet, causing unrecoverable damage to data. Coupled with hardware failure, power surges, fires and floods to name but a few; proves that nobody is immune from data loss. So, online backup is a crucial insurance and is extremely worth looking into.

Once you have set up an account with an online data backup company and have configured the free software, the rest of the process is transparent and requires little or no interaction from you. For your peace of mind you can elect to be notified by email of the successful online backup, which will usually be made at the most convenient or beneficial time to yourself. You can then relax knowing that your critical data is being saved in a safe and secure manner; and it is easily accessible by you, whenever you may need it.

So if you select the right online data backup service, you can sleep soundly at night, knowing that your precious data is being stored remotely in a building with the highest levels of security.

Simon Zimmo from SecuriData online backup service. For moe information click for online data backup


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