Why You Should Consistently Back Up Your Computer

One of the best ways to ensure that your computer is running in the most efficient manner possible is regular computer backups.

Backing up your computer is one of the things that we all know that we should be doing, but neglect to actually do. One of the best ways to ensure that your computer is running in the most efficient manner possible is regular computer backups. Why are computer backups so important, and what can happen if you aren’t getting yours done?

Basic Recovery Options

How many times have you accidentally thrown away a piece of paper or receipt that you needed? Think of backing up your computer like backing up all of the seemingly-minor pieces of information that you delete or misplace in a day. In order to ensure that you will never truly lose access to an email or document, backup your computer regularly. You will be able to quickly and easily recover the file and get back to work, without any additional stress.

In Case Of An Audit

No business is ever truly prepared for an audit, but there are several basic things that you can do on a daily basis to make yourself more prepared. Consistently backing up your computer makes sure that you have a permanent digital copy of whatever was on your computer at a specific date and time. Even once you have upgraded to a new piece of computer equipment, you will still have the old hard drive saved with the old data on it in case you need it.

Prevent Downtime

Downtime is never a good thing, regardless of the size of your business. A 2007 University of Texas study actually showed that a terrifying 43% of businesses that suffer major data loss close permanently. Protect your business from catastrophic damage with regular computer backups as a requirement for all employees.

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