Data Backup

Keeping your data safe for those times when you need it and it’s gone!

Secure backups from First Stop IT

We all know our data should be backed up, but not all of us have our backups in the right place, or managed in the right way; and this can have profound effects when it comes to recovering your data when you need it most.

Different backup systems are best suited to different types of data, and you may employ several different backup systems in your business.

Which data backup option is best for you?

Compare the best data backup options below. If you are unsure which backup is best for you, why not call us now and speak to one of our friendly consultants.

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Compare Backup Solutions

Tape

Pros

  • Low cost per GB
  • Can be taken offsite

Cons

  • Slow Backup & Recovery
  • High Infrastructure Cost
  • Storage and transit security considerations

Ideal for…

  • High volume data
  • Non-critical data
  • Archive Data

Disk

(DAS/NAS/SAN)

Pros

  • Mid-range cost per GB
  • Fast Backup
  • Fast Recovery

Cons

  • Backups remain onsite
  • Disks have limited lifespan

Ideal for…

  • Server or PC Image backups

Cloud

Pros

  • Automated
  • Offsite – protects from fire, flood, theft
  • Recover data anywhere

Cons

  • Higher cost per GB
  • Reliant on your internet bandwidth for backup and restore

Ideal for…

  • Business Critical Data

There’s a reason why so many businesses use First Stop IT, and if you’d like to find out more, please feel free to live chat with us, fill in the form for a call back or give us a call on 01279 400350

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