Backup Solutions

How save is your data?
Don’t risk loosing your data, call us today and we can have you customized backup solution installed today!

There are many backup choices and options on the market, how do you know what option is best for you?
Call us today and we will customize a backup solution to fit your needs and budget with money to spare.

Call for a FREE no oblication backup audit. 801-610-6000

Below is a list of common backup solutions with their pros and cons.

LOCAL

external

Data is backed up to an external drive directly attached
to the PC, generally through a USB cable.

network attached storage (NAS)

Data is backed up to a networked drive that the PC
can only access during the backup process.

PROS • Data is in multiple locations in case of data loss
• Fast backup due to local connection
• Inexpensive to setup and maintain
• Can be automated
• No monthly cost
• Data is in multiple locations in case of data loss
• Fast backup due to local network connection
• Limited window of a virus vulnerability
• Device only needs network and power, therefore can be
hidden or locked in a safe for maximum protection
• Multiple computers can be backed up to the same drive
• Can be automated
• Inexpensive to setup and maintain
• No monthly cost
CONS • Some viruses can damage data on the connected drive
• Local devices are susceptible to physical damage or theft
• Hardware will eventually need replacement
• Local devices are susceptible to physical damage or theft
• Hardware will eventually need replacement

 

OFFSITE
PROS • Data is in multiple locations in case of data loss
• Data is stored securely offsite
• No hardware to buy or replace
CONS • Slower backups due to bandwidth limitations
• Requires an active Internet connection
• The amount of data that can be backed up is limited
• Ongoing monthly cost

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