Is backing up your data that important?
If companies are focusing on cloud computing, if everything is stored off-site, and if we’re all accessing our data in shared solutions, is it really that important to maintain data backups? The answer is an unequivocal yes. Why? Disasters strike.
Having reliable backups is the first step toward a disaster recovery plan that can be rapidly implemented and will get your company back on its feet. FEMA says that 40% of businesses that close due to a natural disaster never reopen.
And in the modern cyber world, we have more to worry about than floods and tornadoes (though those are a huge problem). Ransomware, cyberattacks, phishing, whaling, malicious code hijacking websites and processing power; every one of these is as dangerous to a business’s function as a hurricane.