Cloud backup offers a secure and encrypted method of protection for your critical business data. But unless you test it regularly, you won’t know if it is truly backing up all your data, or if you can access your data in a timely fashion.
You can rest assured knowing your data is secure as long as you perform regular tests to ensure your data is recoverable. Many organizations utilize cloud backup services and assume the cloud provider is completely responsible for the recoverability of their data. They aren’t. This is why it’s so critical to perform tests on a regular basis.
Data recovery failures can occur for a number of reasons:
Don’t make the mistake of assuming your cloud backups are foolproof. Test your backups to ensure your data is recoverable in the unfortunate event of a disaster.
Published On: 24th January 2014 by Ernie Sherman.