What are the Data Recovery Tips You Must Know?

It is of no use to repent over the loss of your critical data. Why not create its backup and retrieving mediums beforehand with this solid data recovery plan?

According to the latest statistics, small and medium sized businesses are more prone to the data disasters. In fact, most of them have six incidents of data breaches in a year on average. The topmost causes of data incidents are power failures, cybercrimes and natural disaster.

Therefore, it is important to get familiar with data recovery practices. It is better to back up your data than to repent and annoyed over the incidents later.


Here we have come up with data recovery tips you must bear in mind and follow to retrieve your data.

Back Up Your Data Regularly:

Cyber-attacks are preying on your business while natural disaster is inevitable. Therefore, it is wise and nice decision to take the back up of your data regularly. It ensures you a peace of mind that your data will be always with you. For example, if you back up Outlook data frequently, you can repair it easily, in case disaster strikes. Keep the back up of your critical data by using backup tools. Besides, make sure to test your backups for their functioning.

Create Your Data Recovery Plan:

Data recovery plan is as important as data backups. Consider all possible emergencies and plan your solutions accordingly. Prepare your backup solutions, emergency plans, available resources and role assignments. Moreover, you should run the plan on trial basis to know if it can meet your requirements. Keep working on the shortcomings.

Don’t Lose the Calm When Your Data is Lost:

Annoying and frustrated over the loss of important data is quite obvious. Instead, you should calm down, and think about if you have moved them to other places accidentally. Besides, you can find them in your PC by typing the file name in the search filed of Start Menu. Also, search the recycle bin on your PC.

Approach Professional for Sever Data Disaster:

Always choose a professional for the recovery of critical data in case of data disaster. Whereas third party tools are useful, they can pose hidden risks to your data which cause further damage and permanent data loss. So, it is better if you consult professionals if you are not sure that you can do recovery yourself.

In this way, these steps help you build effective data recovery plan. However, precaution is better than cure. So, take care of your network safety and avoid the things that risk your information.

About Ng Wei Khang

Ng Wei Khang, CEO at a Singapore based IT consultancy company, APIXEL IT Support, has been operational for over 8 years from now. Apixel provides fixed price IT Support Services with unlimited packages that includes small business server setup, Cloud Solution Configuration, Network management and Data security & Theft prevention. The company also provides expert IT consultancy to SMEs in Singapore.

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