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Sponsored Advertising Content: Does Your Disaster Recovery Plan Include System Recovery?

We don’t often think much about our health insurance when we’re feeling well, but even the least prudent planner wouldn’t neglect such a necessity. As many of us know, problems can occur when we least expect them. It’s not a matter of “if,” it’s a matter of “when.”

A system “illness” can sometimes be easily cured, while others are more serious. Think of a full-system backup as more of an insurance policy—one that goes beyond recovering just lost or corrupted data.

Most organizations believe they’re prepared for a disaster because they back up critical data—which they can often restore quickly if a loss occurs. Fewer companies, however, are prepared for a total system failure in which they lose all of their data as well as the entire OS, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system to a bare metal state.

Businesses shouldn’t wait until a disaster strikes to find out whether they have the right backup procedures in place to perform a system recovery quickly, from bare metal.

David Huffman
President/CEO, Storix Inc.

A long-time software developer and technical support specialist, David has been president/CEO of Storix Inc. since 2012.