World Backup Day!
Is your data backed up? Can you restore your systems and files quickly in the event of a computer crash?
World Backup Day is the perfect day to check your backup status, for your home and your business.
You should be following the “1-2-3 Rule” at minimum, while reviewing and testing backups regularly.
1 = The “Working Copy” on your local computer / device.
2= “Local Copy” to a hard drive or network device on a USB Device or your network.
3= “Offsite / Remote / Cloud” copy on a secure storage server in the cloud.
If you’re are using offsite cloud services like IDrive, Carbonite or Acronis check your status and/or logs to make sure your important files are backed up and can be restored. It is recommended to regularly restore at least one file to a temporary folder then test open the file to assure it is indeed recoverable and readable.
Do you have a website? Be sure that is properly backed up on a regular basis as well. Believe it or not “most” web hosting companies “DO NOT” do a good job of backing up your website and databases.
CMS sites like WordPress and Joomla can be particularly finicky in the event of needing a restore is required.
Be sure you are using a quality backup service like Jetpack, Updraft Plus or WP-Clone. Ideally backup copies should be on a different storage location other than the server the website is hosted.
If your running an e-commerce shop on Shopify, Etsy, e-bay, etc. be sure you back that information up or have a copy of the content on your local drive, e-bay, in particular has been known to lose drafts and listings.
Using my secure remote support service is the best way to setup your backup, I have configured hundreds perhaps thousands of systems and can help assure your backups are configured and working. Get a full system Tune-Up / Security Check for extra peace of mind.
Just call 424-532-1633 or email to schedule a remote session today.
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