the importance of data backups

Why Data Backups Are Vital To Protect Your Business Data

When you lose data on your home computer, you may lose receipts, banking statements, and treasured memories. However, when you lose data on your office computer, you may be losing thousands of dollars.

Here’s why data backups are so important for your organization:

Hardware is not Invincible

Just like any other kind of hardware, the parts in your computer are susceptible to damage, wear, and tear. Even your expensive hard drive is going to wear out eventuallyand if you’re particularly unlucky, your data will be lost forever with it.

All it takes is a spilled drink, a crashed drive, or some other unfortunate event to put your organization’s data at risk. As a business owner or a CIO, you can’t let that happen. Fortunately, there are smart backup solutions that can give you peace of mind.

Protection Against Cyber Threats

You know how dangerous these cyber threats can be, but did you realize how prevalent they have become? 79% of managed service providers surveyed reported ransomware attacks against customers between 2016 and 2018. Worse yet, the downtime caused by these kinds of attacks can cost your business an average of $46,800.

The number of ransomware attacks isn’t predicted to diminish any time soon, either. That’s why backup solutions are essential to protect your company’s sensitive information.

How MicroAge Can Help

Between our managed and infrastructure solutions, we can help you ensure your data is safe from any of the disastrous events mentioned above.

As the first line of defense, your organization needs a network and systems management toolset to promote end-point security and to prevent any malicious attacks on your data. If your company’s operation relies on data, a run-of-the-mill anti-virus software simply won’t be enough to keep your data safe. At MicroAge, you can trust our comprehensive toolset to protect your sensitive information quickly, proactively, and cost-effectively.

We can also work with you to bolster your company’s IT infrastructure with state-of-the-art infrastructure solutions that help you back up and store your data efficiently. No matter what happens, from wear and tear to theft, you won’t have to experience any downtime thanks to a data backup solution.

With 34 locations from coast-to-coast, we are proud to be one of Canada’s leading IT solutions providers. Contact one of our locations for more information on data backups and today!

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With a growing Network of independently owned locations (currently at 41) from coast-to-coast, MicroAge is Canada’s leading IT solutions and service provider focused mainly on small and midmarket businesses.

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