There is no point backing up your data if you don’t test your backups?

cloud-backup.380x200So how often do you backup your data and as importantly when was the last time you actually tested that it was backing up correctly?

There is no point backing up your data if you don’t test your backups?

Big businesses spend a great deal of money or “Disaster Recovery” (DR) and often have whole teams of people doing nothing else than test data recovery procedures and the data it collects.

Individuals and small businesses do not have these time or resources, so here are a few tips and references to assist you in minimising your risk without spending hours and lost of resources.

Do you backup your data regularly?
If so, how, and how often?

DO NOT keep your eggs in one basket………… to reduce your risk backup using two or more methods.

Here we explain the Top 5 ways to backup and restore your data

How to backup your data using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

Refer to our article How to use Microsoft’s default backup to backup to an external device

How to restore your data using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

Refer to our article How to restore files from Microsoft Backup

How to backup your data using Apple’s OS X

Refer to our article How to use the Apple time-machine to backup to an external device or iCloud

How to backup to the cloud for FREE

Refer to our article How to use Google Drive for FREE cloud storage and backup

Secure and Unlimited Cloud backup solution for only $20 per month

The IT Guys (WA) Offer a $20 per month service to individuals and small businesses. Click here for further details

 

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