Why Outsource Computer System Recovery?

You take computer system recovery very seriously. Perhaps you’re using a tape system or you’ve dedicated a few of your computers to data storage. You have an effective backup plan in place and you stick to it. Accidental deletion and system failures aren’t going to catch you off guard! If this sounds like you, you’re probably rolling your eyes at …

The Difference Between Local and Cloud Backups

Backing up your system sounds quite a bit simpler than it really is. The concept of making sure your information can always be retrieved is easy enough to grasp, but taking that concept and making it a reality is a whole different story. Not only is there plenty to think about when you do backup your system, you also have to …

Forget Backing up Your System—Backup Your Workstations

Forget backing up your system? Okay, we’re being a little dramatic. You should still backup your system, but everyone already knows this. That’s why the field of IT is projected to increase 22 percent by 2020! All these jobs won’t just be focusing on backing up various computer systems. There’s a lot more to IT than that, and there’s a …

4 Ways a Hybrid Cloud Backup Can Make Your Life Easier

We feel very strongly about hybrid cloud backups here at Proactive Backups. There’s no doubt that cloud backups are better than traditional methods, but better doesn’t always mean easier. As a business owner, you know that when it comes to most things, hard work is needed to get you where you need to go. But, every once in a while …

The Fastest Way to Restore Your System After a Backup

It’s the nightmare of every business to discover that the system has crashed. If you aren’t thoughtful about how you backup your system, your information could be lost forever. That just isn’t an option if you want to continue to be productive and successful. Because backing up a system is so vital to the success of every business, there aren’t …

Why Your Job Isn’t Done Once Your Information Has Been Backed Up

You probably know how important it is to backup your data. After all, a simple mistake and the entire infrastructure of your online operation can be compromised. Because a simple power outage or buggy link can bring your business to its knees, you’ve probably invested in backup protection already. And then what? Don’t take a deep sigh of relief yet. …

Why a Cloud Backup is Better

We get asked this question a lot: Why should I trust the cloud for my backups? And we love answering it. A lot of people really don’t understand how the cloud is actually a better backup and restore option for your business than what you might have right now. Here are 7 points to prove it:     Now you …

Disaster Strikes! Do You Have a Backup Plan?

Most businesses have an operations plan when it comes to a disaster. They know how to get their employees out safely, and where they will all meet to account for everyone’s whereabouts, and who they should call if they need help; but few have a solid plan for recovering their files and data in order to get back up and …

Hybrid Cloud Backups

Your server just died!  The lifeblood of your business.  Years of records, contacts, correspondence, analysis…gone in an instant.  You think to yourself, “When was the last time we backed up?” Have you been in this situation?  A lot of us have, or at least had nightmares about it. Are you backing up to tape?  USB drive? NAS? Are your backups …