Most businesses understand the need for backups. Indeed, most companies have backups in one form or another. Having a backup is great, but it’s really just the first step toward data protection, because what good is a backup if you’re not sure you can recover?
The absolute worst time to test backups is when you’re in the midst of a recovery. Despite threats like malware, hardware failure, and the ever-persistent user error, a lot of IT providers and systems administrators aren’t testing backups, even though it’s the only way to be sure the data you and your clients depend on is safe.
Our latest ebook gives you a glimpse into the importance of testing and offer some best practices for how and when to test backups so that when hardware failure, user error, or even a disaster wipes out your systems, you can recover with speed and confidence.
Read Don’t Let a Disaster Be Your First Backup Test to learn:
- Why testing isn’t just a good idea, it’s critical
- How testing breeds confidence and trust with clients
- Why testing protects your reputation as a service provider
- How testing gives you and clients rock-solid recovery time objectives
- A few techniques that can make testing simple
- How frequently to perform various backup and recovery tests
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