World Backup Day

March 31, 2023

Data is More Valuable Than You Realize

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) offer a cost-effective solution for businesses. Instead of hiring an in-house IT team, MSPs provide support at a lower cost. MSPs also provide predictable pricing, so you know exactly what you will be paying each month.
You Can’t Afford to Ignore Your Data Backup

Data Backup is Self Defense

Hackers rely on you having one copy of your data, thus making it incredibly valuable, or even priceless. But if you were to have multiple copies of this data, how much leverage do hackers have against you?

Why Would I Want To Backup My Files?

Believe it or not, it’s quite common to lose files.

  • 30% of people don’t backup their files
  • 100+ phones are stolen or lost every minute
  • 29% of disasters are caused by accidental deletions, shreddings, or other human error
  • • 30% of computers are infected with viruses and malware


The Long and Short of Data Backup

How Do I Backup My Data?

MSPs offer proactive monitoring and maintenance services that can help prevent IT problems from occurring. This means that they can identify potential issues before they become major problems that can disrupt your business.
How To Backup Data To External Hard Drive


1. Plug in your hard drive
2. Go to Start > Type “backup” > Backup and Restore
3. Click Set Up Backup > Select your hard drive. For most users, the Windows’ default settings will suffice. Click Next the next two settings.
4. Click “Save Settings and Run Backup”. As the system runs a backup, don’t turn off your computer.
5. Congratulations, your data are backed up!


1. Plug in your hard drive
2. Go to System Preferences > Time Machine
3. Click Select Backup Disk > Select your hard drive.
4. As the system runs a backup, don’t turn off your computer.
5. Congratulations, your data are backed up!

How To Backup Data Through The Cloud

Some of the big name cloud companies are OneDriveDropBoxGoogle Drive, and Amazon Cloud Drive. These online storage companies typically provide their users with a certain amount of free storage space, followed by a monthly charge once you exceed that amount. After creating an account, you will be able to begin backing up your to the cloud.

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