There are many ways to back up your system and your data. What's important is that you actually choose one and use it.
Written by Debbie Saugen
The most valuable component of any computer system isn't the hardware or software that runs the computer but, rather, the data that resides on the system. If a system failure or disaster occurs, you can replace the computer hardware and software that runs your business. Your company's data, however, is irreplaceable. For this reason, it's critical to have a good backup and recovery strategy. Companies go out of business when their data can't be recovered.
Why risk the disk? Many IT managers will be familiar with the "disk or die" ultimatums that a disgruntled system can issue and have felt the resulting fallout of poor performance, lost data, and, most commonly, the additional cost which can quickly run into many thousands of dollars of unplanned expense.