Data Backup and Recovery


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Key Features of Data Backup and Recovery

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Automating the backup process ensures that data is consistently copied at regular intervals without the need for manual intervention. This feature provides a fail-safe by keeping data backups up-to-date and reducing the likelihood of data loss due to human error.

Keeping backups in a secure and encrypted format on offsite servers or cloud storage provides an extra layer of protection against localised risks such as natural disasters or physical theft, ensuring that data can be retrieved and restored easily and securely.

Efficient data recovery capabilities allow businesses to quickly and effectively restore their systems and data after an incident. This minimises operational downtime and ensures business continuity, which is vital in maintaining customer trust and avoiding significant financial loss.


"As an overseas based operation with a remote server in the UK , we rely on Discus to handle things for us. They do this effectively; getting back to us extremely promptly should any problem arise and keeping in touch regularly giving us excellent reassurance."

Ed Thorpe
MC Trustees Malta

About Data Backup and Recovery

Data backup and recovery are the twin pillars safeguarding organisations’ critical data against loss or corruption. Regular backups, including incremental and differential backups, ensure that important information is copied and securely stored. In the event of a data loss event like a system failure, cyber-attack, or natural disaster, these backups allow for swift and orderly data recovery. Meticulously planned recovery strategies aim to minimise downtime, maintain business continuity, and reduce potential economic impact.

Contemporary backup solutions often leverage cloud-based platforms for their scalability and remote accessibility, embodying resilience in the digital age. By implementing differential backups and utilising data recovery methods, organisations can effectively protect their critical data. Additionally, disaster recovery backups and cloud backup solutions play a crucial role in ensuring business operations remain uninterrupted. With a defined recovery point objective, organisations can restore data efficiently and resume normal operations.

In summary, data backup and recovery play a vital role in safeguarding critical data. By implementing differential backups, leveraging cloud backup solutions, and employing data recovery methods, organisations can ensure the protection and availability of their data, even in the face of unforeseen disasters.

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What Services include Data Backup and Recovery?

You can purchase this product separately or as part of one of our support packages. You can find out more about these support packages below.

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In a world where technology is the backbone of nearly every business operation, it’s essential to have robust IT support that ensures your IT systems run smoothly and efficiently. Our Business IT Support services offer peace of mind to companies of all sizes, ensuring that your IT infrastructure is always on point, so you can focus on what you do best – growing your business. We provide comprehensive support services that covers everything from routine maintenance to emergency response, tailor-made to fit your organisation’s unique needs.

Frequently Asked Questions About Data Backup and Recovery?

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions from potential customers before they start working with us on the Data Backup and Recovery, just click on the question to see the answer!

Data backup involves copying and archiving computer data to a safe location, enabling the possibility of retrieval in the event of critical data loss. Recovery refers to the process of restoring this data, especially after data loss due to deletion or corruption.

The frequency of data backups depends on the volume of data changes and the criticality of the data. Most businesses follow a daily backup routine, with more critical systems often backed up in real-time or with hourly snapshots.

There is no one-size-fits-all answer, as the best method depends on your specific needs. However, a combination of local backups, including differential backup for quick access, and offsite or cloud backups for disaster recovery, is considered a best practice.

The 3-2-1 rule states that you should have three copies of your backup data, on two different media, with one backup located offsite.

Ensure that your backups are encrypted, use strong passwords, and consider additional security measures like multi-factor authentication.

Full backup involves copying all data to the backup storage location, whereas an incremental backup only copies data that has changed since the last backup.

Offsite or cloud backups protect against local disasters like fires or floods that could destroy onsite backups, ensuring data safety in any circumstance.

Consider factors such as the provider’s security measures, reputation, service level agreements, and compliance with industry standards before making a choice.

To prevent overwriting lost data and ensure a successful recovery, it is crucial to immediately stop using the device and seek assistance from a professional data recovery service. Additionally, it is recommended to have a disaster recovery backup in place for future protection.

Yes, it’s essential to routinely test your backups and recovery process to ensure that data can be restored effectively and within the necessary time frames.