The topic of computer disasters covers a whole host of calamities, from your network failing to a natural disaster destroying your computer system. However, events like these – although unpredictable – don’t have to cause devastation to your business.
If you choose to cover yourself with computer disaster cover then any disaster that strikes will be a breeze for you and your company. You can avoid the loss of years of work and client contacts just because of a freak accident. If you protect your computer system then you can avoid this kind of tragedy for your business and you can resume work immediately. If you did not have back up and a flood hit your office, it could be several months before the offices are up and running again; with disaster recovery support, although your offices may not be habitable, all of your work will have been backed up and can be set up to different computers until your offices are back in business. Whether you’re required to work from home or even from another office building your work will be there without any extra effort from you.
It doesn’t have to be a natural disaster that destroys your system, if for some reason your network fails or your server goes down then these types of virtual disasters are also covered and you’ll have your work returned to you extremely quickly. A lot of the time destroyed computers are replaced the next day – usually to a higher specification than before – if you need a network rebuild etc. it’s all done within a day; there isn’t a service that could be any more valuable to a business.
While there are few disasters that will require a complete overhaul of the whole system – new computers, networks, servers etc. – smaller incidents, such as a hard drive crash, that happens all the time, can be just as devastating for a business, especially when years of work is lost. Using a computer recovery team and making use of their services turns a potential disaster into a slight glitch; the company sticks to a strict schedule so that your work is backed up along with your network and server so that you are in constant safety.
As far as any business goes you would hope that disaster would never strike, but you know if ever it happens that you’re safe and the progress of your business will not be compromised.
This article was written by computer engineer Paul Savage, on behalf of www.planb.co.uk.