A company's data is its most valuable assets. A company can lose its valuable data in several different ways. Data can be destroyed when a hard drive becomes physically defect, through a virus infection which can remove data or make it corrupt and through natural causes such as a fire destroying the physical machine as well as the hard drive on which the data is stored.
This is why backups are so important. In the past few decades, when people heard of backups, they immediately thought about local backups on medias such as floppy disks, tape drives, or other removable media. The most common issues that many faced with these local backups are that the media would become corrupt and the backup unreadable and inaccessible or the media would become lost or stolen.
As a result, online data backups were introduced on the backup market. Online data backup uses applications to create data backups to a remote location. In most cases, the backup is made to a backup server located in the data center of the provider in the cloud. When choosing for online data backup, there are a few online data backup tips that you should take into consideration. (more...)