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Disk based Backup for Safe Proofing

Posted June 25, 2013 by Subin Mathew in blogger

Mother Nature Can Be Bad For Business

Computers are a great way to help the world run things. However, no matter how great technology is, and how easily it helps with the moving of information, computers are far from perfect. There may come a time when the computer you rely on so much may malfunction. If you are concerned that something may happen to your data, then you need to look into a disk-based backup system.  You never known when technology will fail, but if it does, you want to be sure that you are protected and so is your information.

Keeping Your Business’ Head Above Water

The area you live in is very susceptible to bad weather. Every year, there is always some sort of natural disaster, and you are worried that something may happen to your business. You decided to invest in a disk-based backup system because you want to make sure that nothing happens to the business that you have worked so hard to build. Your building is in a flood area, and when the rainy season comes, you want to make sure nothing can get damaged or destroyed by too much rain:

  • Faster access to information:  You have a disk-based backup system because you want to backup all of the information you use to run your business. However, it is also good to use one of these systems with a disk because you also want faster access to older information. Instead of having to dig through countless old records, your information will be able to be accessed a lot faster and easier because of the disk backup system.
  • Saves money:    With other backup systems, you sometimes need many people to take care of it. Backup systems can be delicate sometimes, and you need people there to constantly monitor it to make sure that everything is performing as it should. All of the people you employ that are in charge of your backup system have to be paid and given benefits like insurance. If you have many people handling the backup system of your business, it can be costing you thousands of dollars a year. A disk-based backup system does not need a ton of people to constantly be watching over it. You may only need one person to handle the disks, and this one person does not need any help. You can save your business a lot of money by using this kind of system that uses tapes or disks.
  • Easier information retrieval:  If something does happen, you are going to need to be able to restore any lost information fast. Time is always important in a situation like lost data, and there is no system faster to restore lost information than a backup that use tapes or disks.


You love the area you live in, but it is not always the most stable when it comes to weather. Every spring, certain parts of your home town flood out, and you are worried your business is the next target for the heavy rain. A  disk-based backup system is going to put your mind at ease because if the flood does happen, your business will be protected. The benefits of a backup system that uses tapes are big, and it is the best investment you ever made for your business.

About the Author

Subin Mathew

A Technology enthusiast that is looking forward to the future while realizing that we are living in the "golden age" or shall I say in the age of pure Silicon .


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