Basic Backups Checklist

Do you back up your data? And more importantly, are you backing up the right info?

Even if you have backups, it’s always good to do a quick test to make sure everything is backed up the right way. You don’t want any surprises when you try to restore files that aren’t there, or if your file versioning archive doesn’t go as far back as you thought.

With ransomware like CryptoLocker, you might not know your files have been hacked until it’s too late. If one critical but rarely used file or folder is compromised, you might not know right away. When it’s time for your quarterly report. you might find your folder’s locked and your backups can’t be restored.

That’s why it’s important to have a plan in place to prevent data loss from any cause.

Data loss happens to every business. Make sure you’re protecting everything your business needs to run smoothly in any scenario.

Here’s a handy checklist to run through with your IT services provider or IT staff.

managed backups checklist

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