Why is data backup so important?
Any IT system is only as useful as its backup plan. It doesn’t matter how much security you have in place, if don’t have the ability to restore data, your entire company’s operations could be compromised.
A well-maintained backup and disaster recovery plan allows you to continue trading should any of the following scenarios occur:
The issue with Microsoft 365 & Google Workspace
If you host your data in the cloud on Microsoft 365 or Google Workspace, you’ll only be getting a 30-day data retention period from both platforms*. This is problem because any files, emails or other items cannot be recovered 30 days after deletion, corruption, encryption etc.
*Microsoft 365 SharePoint has a 93-day data retention period