has been the predominant media for backups, but restoring
from tape is slow and often problematic. Affordable
network attached storage and online services
are changing the backup landscape.
prices continue to drop; and the speed and convenience
of restoring from disk make previously tedious data recovery
tasks trivial. If you are still changing tapes every day (and hoping
the backup ran ok overnight), it's time
for a better approach.
CSP to review
your backup plan and together we’ll identify a cost-effective solution.
up your data...
critical to protecting your business. We all hope you never need
to learn whether that tape you use has what you need; but
hardware failures, data corruption, human error, viruses and even
disasters (floods, lightning) do happen. A good backup solution
like that provided by CSP gives you peace of mind - confident that
your computer systems can be up and running again in
that proposal out on time. A good backup
With the costs of storage these days, it makes sense to back up everything.
Tape speed and capacity limitations sometimes lead organizations to
backing up only ‘critical’ information (such as accounting
data, contacts etc.) regularly; while seemingly
less valuable assets
(product pictures, videos) are periodically burned
to a CD/DVD. When
photographer cost, or the time spent collecting these digital
assets vs. today's cost to back it up, this approach makes less
Is the most recent document all you need? How many versions back should be kept?
data only or complete systems?
backup scenarios duplicate your data. This is obviously important,
but if you have servers or work stations with multiple applications
installed or complex setups that would take
significant time to re-create, it makes sense to perform system backups.
A system backup enables you to quickly restore a machines’ functionality
- INCLUDING ALL YOUR PROGRAMS - to a new or repaired machine.
is the data... Off-site?
Some organizations use ‘we take the tape home’ as insurance
in case of real disaster (fire, flood, etc.). This works if
you remember the tape, if it has what you need, if you can get
a replacement tape drive that reads it. (...a lot of ifs). Beyond basic
may be legally required to maintain data backups off site due to legislation
(HIPAA, SarbOx) or contractual requirements with clients or vendors. CSP offers
remote backup solutions assuring your critical information is accessible even
in the event of catastrophe at your business location(s).
we'll work with you to identify the best combination of techologies
to help you sleep at night, knowing your data is safe, without breaking
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