Building a Computer Backup Strategy for your Business

Building a Computer Backup Strategy for your Business

In this article AJR discuss Building a Computer Backup Strategy for your Business

Your personal or business data is everything its the most important thing you have its memories such as photos and business documents that help your business run on a day to day basis and with out them can be devastating so that brings us to the topic of…

The importance of backing up all your computer data.

Is your business prepared if disaster strikes?

Having a computer backup strategy is extremely important for your business. AJR specialises in Computer Repair and IT Support and we would like to provide you with expert advice on planning a computer backup strategy for your business we cant stress enough the importance of backing up your data so this article we will keep it short and simple.

Building a Computer Backup Strategy for your Business

Here are six tips when building a computer backup strategy:

Write a plan / strategy that addresses:

  • When and how often backups happen
  • What exactly is being backed up
  • Who is responsible for executing backups
  • Who reports on how the backups are working

– Make sure you have at least two physical backups (memory card or hard drive). Back these up every week as part of your schedule

– Be sure to have at least one offsite backup (This can be a cloud based backup: If your company’s building goes up in flames, you’ll be the hero with access to backup files!

– Rotate offsite backup(s) once a week in secure locations

– Backup everything that has value to you –anything that is important data should be backed up

– Be sure to test your backups –create a recovery plan and test restoringdata (know your plan works before something actually happens)

Now that you have some tips for building a computer backup strategy, start researching how you will execute the plan! It is our mission to inspire businesses to use computer technology to reach their unique strategic goals. Learn more about AJR Computing. by visiting our “About Us” page on the website!


Andrew Marriott
Owner & Founder at AJR Solutions
I am a technical & creative guy who loves technology. From a very young age, I have had a passion for technology, website / graphic design and photography. I work hard & play harder, I’m driven and full of enthusiasm with a passion to help others. Technology, digital design, web development & creative photography are areas I am really passionate about.

In the past i have worked for a leading IT Solutions & Managed service provider in Rotherham dealing with a range of IT platforms, such as - on site field engineering and remote support, dealing with all types of servers such as Virtual & Physical, Hyper–V, VMware, Windows server 2012 R2, SBS - Small Business Server 2008 2011, SQL, Terminal, Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy, TCP, IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, RDP, hybrid & cloud, Office 365 and managed security solutions such as Antivirus and Spam filtering.

Prior to this, I worked for Wickersley School & Sports College as the Lead IT & Network Technician and also supporting local primary schools with IT Support and engineering visits & Project Management, while also running my own company AJR Solutions, providing IT & Creative Solutions.

I’m very creative and have a huge passion for design and love how design can have a massive impact on a business image, presence and value also visit - | |

Also part of the AJR Solutions Group of businesses.