Real SMB IT: Backing Up Data, It’s Just A Start
February 20, 2009
As a SMB, I certainly hope that you regularly back up all that critical data that you have.
I also hope that you regularly test those data backups.
Because all the backups in the world won’t help you if that e-mail or ERP server dies, and the back up tapes were defective.
But that is only the beginning.
An interview with author Geary W. Sikich at IT Business edge titled; Backing up Technology Only Part of the BC/DR Puzzle
Elliot’s Note: BC is business continuity planning, and DR is disaster recovery planning –
Has a good reminder that a simple checklist of servers is not sufficient.
You cannot neglect the human issues of whom, where, and how you will operate if a calamity strikess your place of business.
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