Keys To Backup
For many people,
losing vital data to a system crash is the biggest threat that rogue
technology can present. Fortunately, preventing the potential
disaster of unexpected data loss is as simple as storing crucial
information in multiple areas.
To help you reach a
level of optimal data security, we'll:
- Explain you on
the different options of data back up you have at your disposal
Representative -approved list of tips to help keep your data
continuously safe and sound
Most of us don't realize
how vulnerable our data — or our midterm thesis, for example — is until
we lose it. But if you keep a backup copy of your work, you'll be able
to stop losing sleep over the fear of hardware failure. Backing up data
on a regular basis ensures that personal documents, photos of captured
memories and other important files are secure in the event of a
technology meltdown. Follow these quick back up tips from Unique
Innovations® and you'll be able to rest easy.
- The most basic
method of backup uses software that will copy requested information
to a different part of the hard drive for safe-keeping.
Unfortunately, when this hard drive fails, both instances of the
data may be lost.
- More advanced
software will transfer requested data to a separate type of media
(ex. CD/DVD, external hard drive, USB flash drive, Mirra). For even
greater security, store this backup media in a different room or
- Online backup, also
known as "cloud" backup, securely copies data through the Internet,
to be kept on secure storage areas. With authentication (username
and password), this data can be retrieved through the web at any
Create a checklist
- Document which
files and folders should be saved. Ensure that the most important
files are backed up first.
- The My Documents
folder, commonly found on the Windows desktop, usually contains
personal photos, music, videos and office documents.
Create a schedule
- Depending on how
often your information is modified or added to, repetition is
important. Consumers may want to backup important information once a
week. Small businesses may require daily backups. Most software
backup solutions can be programmed with a consistent backup
Verify the backup
- Remember to verify
the integrity of the backup. Reload information from the storage
device back to the computer to ensure that the data copy is intact.
To find out what back-up
options are best for you, or to set up a one-on-one computer back-up
training session, contact us to set up an on-site
appointment, We provide services wherever and whenever you need them -
24 hours a day, seven days a week.