server disaster recoveryIt can be downright terrifying to have a server crash without warning. Don’t let a disaster take your data out in this unfortunate situation. It becomes vital to have a server disaster recovery plan, so your server and precious data are safe should disaster strike.

Reacting after a disaster strikes is too late many times to save data.  It’s imperative you proactively start thinking about server disaster recovery, because unfortunately this could happen to you.   When considering the right server disaster recovery solution, there are a few things you should keep in mind; you want a solution that will give you the power to keep and backup your data. Choose a company, which offers comprehensive services that evolve and change to suit your needs, and the solution needs to be both easy to use and affordable.

Now, there are a variety of different ways that you can protect yourself on your own as well. Keep all of your system passwords in more than one location. Allow two employees access to these passwords, so they remain secure but accessible. Maintain good documentation of all your recovery information, so it’s easy to find and utilize for everyone.

It’s important you have power recovery backup for your server as well, should there be a disaster. In conclusion, if you don’t take proper steps to protect your server and data, you will be in trouble should problems arise. Don’t allow this; proactively take charge to protect your data assets.

Article by Scott Huotari, President CCSI, Google | LinkedIn