Category: backup

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Your data IS Your Business: Dynamic data

In my previous post on data protection, we discussed the three types of Small Business data: Dynamic data Active data Archive data There are different methods required to best protect the different types of data your Small Business depends on. Note that I said “protect”, and not “backup” you data. Backing up your data is the…
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Your Data IS Your Business

Even if your firm or organization doesn’t “do computers” by trade, computers are probably more important than you realize to your Small Business. A lot of key information that was once kept in metal filing cabinets and on cardboard Rolodex cards is now more easily and accurately stored on computers.  Large amounts of information –…
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What is a Backup?

I have several Small Business clients who “back up” their data by attaching large USB hard drives to their computers, and copying key files and folders to them. While this is an excellent way to archive or synchronize data, they are surprised when I tell them this is not really a data backup. Of course,…
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Back that @$# up!

[responsivevoice_button] It’s the single biggest technology mistake Small Businesses make. They use email. They surf the web. Computers are cheaper than ever, so everyone in the office has a pretty decent one. And more (though still not *most*) Small Business computers have an anti-virus program running, and some sort of firewall, on the computer itself,…
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