A disk crash, an operating system refusing to start or a simple cup of coffee spilled over the server. Sooner or later your system is hit by “disaster” which causes severe data loss.
The time and costs to get your business running again after a data loss is very high. A study of the University of Texas showed that 43 percent of businesses that suffer major data loss never reopen. Not only natural disaster are responsible for data loss, but almost 75% is caused by human errors and hardware malfunctions.
Top 5 Causes of data loss
- Hardware or System Malfunctions
- Human Error
- Software Corruption
- Computer Viruses
- Natural Disasters
Back up everything! You are not invulnerable.
Catastrophic data loss can happen to you – one worm or Trojan is all it takes.
American computer security consultant, author and hacker
The new TSMS Backup Feature is based on the GFS (Grandfather–Father–Son) retention method for maintaining hierarchical restore points. GFS method describes a rotation scheme whereby a daily backup (the son), a weekly backup (the father) and a monthly backup (the grandfather) are created to maintain a hierarchical backup strategy.