If your business lost its data, would it survive?
Written By NetWork Center
If your business lost its data, would it survive? Odds are, no.
Research tells the story: 60 percent of small businesses that lose data in an Information Technology (IT) disaster do not survive. Even a short-term IT setback can cause permanent damage: Most businesses can tolerate less than 24 hours of technology downtime before operations also suffer.
You've insured your people, places and products: What about your data? Computer failures, viruses, encryption breaches, accidents and natural disasters all threaten business data-and business survival. That's why many small business owners use a managed services firm to protect their business data and recover from IT failures with very little downtime.
Continuity, backup, recovery
Managed services IT firms offer a variety of security services for PCs, servers, networks and other elements to keep your business running without interruption, including timely, secure backups and proven contingency plans to recover data if a disaster does occur.
IT security services may include:
Secure file transfer service
Secure PC disposal
Automatic backups on a schedule to fit your business
Remote file access
Short- and long-term archiving
Disaster planning and recovery
Security assessment, planning
On-site and off-site services
Backup for operating systems, data
Remote data storage
Data protection hardware
Cloning of hard drives
As your business grows, most IT security firms adjust your levels of protection and broaden your recovery plans, so your data-and your business-is safe to thrive.
IT security services protect your data from daily threats-and have plans in place to handle larger disasters, allowing your small business to operate and grow without worry. Consider contacting an IT security services firm. They're small businesses just like yours, looking to provide peace of mind so you focus on your success.