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Benefits of Using Business Online Business Backup Services

Sep 22, 2011

By:  Arlette Measures

Protecting your data with remote data storage offers several important benefits that no company should be without. Online Business Backup providers follow rigorous practices that virtually eliminate the possibility of your data being completely lost or destroyed. Your backed up files will remain available and can be accessed remotely from any location with an Internet connection. Remote data storage services include such security measures as traffic encryption, secure file sharing, and password protection for stored files.

Many remote data storage vendors offer real-time backup protection at no extra cost, a service that most companies will want to take advantage of. You will also have the option of purchasing a CD or USB drive containing all your stored data.

Although online business backup requires a fast Internet connection, this is usually not a problem since broadband access is common, especially among business users. Most likely, your connection will be fast enough to accommodate the traffic between your computer and the online backup server.

Online business backup systems are usually built around a client software program that collects your data, then compresses it, encrypts it and transfers it to a server. Typically, this process is carried out on a daily basis. You will retain the ability to restore your data via the Internet or by purchasing a CD or USB drive containing all the data you have stored on the remote data storage provider’s server.

With a remote backup of all your important information, you can be assured that your information is safe and easily retrievable even in the event of a system crash, theft, natural disaster or user error.