Data serves as the lifeblood of businesses, making data backup and disaster recovery essential components of any robust IT strategy. The significance of these practices cannot be overstated, especially when considering the alarming statistics surrounding data loss and cyber threats. This article explores what backup and disaster recovery entail, the challenges they present, and how businesses can navigate these issues with the help of reliable solutions like Synology, offered through partnerships with companies like IBSCY.
Understanding Backup and Disaster Recovery
Data backup involves creating duplicates of essential data, ensuring that a copy is available in case of unforeseen incidents. Recent statistics emphasize the importance of this practice. For instance, Gartner reports that downtime can cost enterprises approximately $5,600 per minute, while Cybercrime Magazine reveals that approximately 60% of small businesses had to close their doors within six months after falling victim to cyberattacks. These numbers underscore the need for a robust data backup strategy as part of a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
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