Great Web Company
Backup Critical Data
The backing-up of
data, however it is done, is for many organisations the
cornerstone of their business continuity and disaster recovery
It is, however, fraught with difficulties as it is one of
the few IT processes that requires frequent human intervention
and often relies on media which has a relatively short
It is a sobering thought, that even if your daily
back-ups have a success rate of 99%, you will still have
failures a year.
It is our experience that problems with tape,
virtual tape and disk-based back-ups are one of the most common
reasons for people to call our Servicedesk.
While it is a
process that can never be 100% reliable, there are ways in which
Great Web Company can help you to ensure you minimise the number of
problems you encounter. Typically, we would review your current procedures, we would perform a three
year growth projection and review the available methods,
recommending a best-practice ITIL compliant and cost effective
For tape back-ups we would ensure the reliability of
tape media, recommend an effective quantity of tapes to be used
(in a pool for effective backing-up) and train staff on how to
best verify the back-up log to ensure completion. We also
monitor storage growth.
Please call us for more information.