Backup and Disaster Recovery
Don’t wait for a disaster to happen, be prepared.
How Recovery Works
Backup and Disaster Recovery is the foundation of data protection. Essentially, what this process entails is the creation and storage of data replicated at particular timestamps. This process then utilizes these registered packets of information, commonly referred to as backups, to restore data to that respective point in time — re-establishing an error-free connection and consequently patching any damage. In order to provide optimal efficiency, backups are performed regularly to stay prepared in the case of a data breach.
Another fundamental feature of a secure backup is storage location. The location at which a businesses’ backup is stored has a significant impact on the reliability of the backup. Storing backups at the same location as the primary data can be fatal to any recovery files in the face of a data breach. Multiple backups at distinct locations provide the utmost security and proficiency.
SkyKick Backup Software
At Domain Computer Services, we push for the leading approach to data backup. Our IT experts have examined client requirements and determined an approach which offers the greatest efficiency. With SkyKick, Domain provides a cloud-based backup software built on storage snapshots. In contrast to the traditional streaming approach, this aims to provide higher performance with lower workloads.
With the modern technologies at play, a low retention period allows for multiple backups per day — including full restores of complete site architectures with detailed imprints of even the most granular data. What’s more, SkyKick uses the industry leading data encryption technologies providing clients with up to 256-bit encryption. The baffling number produced by this yields incredible data encryption and security.
Importance of a Backup Solution
Having a reliable backup solution,in place for your business is an integral part of maintaining control through any potential calamity. Softwares such as Office 365, although protecting your site and hardware, are often misconstrued as data backup solutions. In the face of an outage, Office 365 sustains an environment in which users can stay productive; however, under-the-hood, the data is left unguarded.
What occurs is a transfer of data between the primary environment to a failover. In the midst of this transfer, a security software, such as SkyKick, is required for data protection — particularly encrypting, storing, and structuring your data in the face of any deletion or security threats. Having a backup solution in place thus provides a fortified and direct recovery procedure in place of a physical or virtual disaster. Backup and Disaster Recovery is a crucial part of business management. Let Domain get you set up!
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