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A very expensive lesson...

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 06:53
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Data loss is expensive. According to National Archives & Records Administration data, 93% of companies that lost their data for 10 days or more due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within one year. Also, 50% of businesses that found themselves without data management for the same length of time, filed for bankruptcy immediately. Why? 

In order to understand why data loss is so expensive, try to calculate the cost of operating without your CRM data, order information and files. Then, add the costs of recreating this information, if that is even be possible. Then, try to quantify the costs of losing customer data and the need to compensate for this loss. It all adds up, and the implications reach far further than monetary ones to include reputational damage which is also difficult to recover from.

Unfortunately, you cannot always prevent an accident occurring, especially in the case of natural disasters, but you can ensure you are proactive in preparing for a data loss incident. There are a plethora of options available to use to back up your data but whichever you choose, ensure you pick a solution that is secure, reliable and fit for purpose. Redstor provides a secure and automated data backup service that is reliable, infinitely scalable and perhaps most importantly, fast

The service automatically protects data residing on desktops, laptops, servers and network attached storage devices. The service is highly flexible and enables the user to customise retention periods, file inclusion and exclusion, bandwidth usage and backup schedules. All data protected using the service is deduplicated, compressed, encrypted and sent to Redstor’s primary, secure state of the art UK data centre before it is replicated to a second secure Redstor data centre.

Redstor’s range of secure and encrypted cloud services are already protecting the data of over 10,000 organisations across the UK. Redstor’s Online Backup service ensures data is safely backed up offsite in an encrypted format. Our cloud sync and share service, Centrastor, enables organisations to store and share files securely online from any device with an Internet connection and our CentraStage service enables support providers to guarantee that devices they support are regularly audited, patched and safely up-to-date for effective endpoint management. Our Virtual Disaster Recovery service guarantees to have your systems up and running within minutes following a disaster. To find out more about our services and how we can help you comply with data protection laws and prevent data leakage, please contact us either by giving us a ring on 01189 515 200 or emailing [email protected].

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