Our computers are more than just a screen to access Facebook. They hold years of letter, plans, digital music collection, family home video movies and digital photographs. Think of the pain if you lost important data.
Disaster and Theft
Theft happens, from break-ins stealing desktop computers to laptops being misplaced. Did you know that every week, 4,000 laptops are lost in European airports?
In the event of a computer being lost or stolen, having an up to date back-up of your files ensures your be up and running again in no time, without losing important files, photos and videos.
Computer viruses have evolved. From infects that caused deletion of files on the infected machine, modern viruses drill deep into the operating system and tasks over services, looking for secure banking details and email passwords, and to use the systems resource to populate the virus.
Because of the deep infection, in many causes the infected machine may need to be completely wiped and reinstalled to remove the virus. A complete, up to backup ensures this function is preformed quickly, and with reduced risk of losing data.
Hard Drive Failure
Traditional magnetic hard drives usually fail inside the first 3 months, or after 3 years. Due to the economic climate, the life of computers and laptops are being extended, hence the risk of data loss from failed hard drives has increased.
If you are looking to gain the maximum amount of use from your IT purchase, then a regular backup solution will ensure you avoid data loss if an aging hard drive fails
Loss of Previous Files
Imagine you or a guest user (child or non-IT savvy user) wants to use your computer. Unfortunately they get into trouble and accidently delete your recent holiday photos. How would you get them back?
Restoring from a backup is the easiest, safest and cheapest way to get back data accidently deleted.
There are many options to back and restore data depending on the number of computers and the type of backup required. To understand the options, and to ensure your data is protected, contact us for a free consolation.