Choosing a Data Recovery CompanyWritten by Yaroslav Shkvorets
There are many different factors to consider when choosing a data recovery company. All of them may have strong advantages in some areas but be weaker or less efficient in others.
If this is your first time choosing a data recovery company, you will want to learn as much information as possible regarding them. Browse their websites, contact representatives and find answers to following questions. This will help you to make an informed choice.
- Do they have specialists specifically devoted to data recovery? Some companies offer data recovery as supplementary to other computer support services. You should definitely avoid these since data recovery is a complex process and it requires many years of devoted experience.
- How do they perform an evaluation? Most good companies offer a free evaluation and do not have any cancellation fees. However some firms will try to make money on "unsuccessful" diagnostics attempts.
- Do they charge for unsuccessful data recovery attempts? Make sure that you won't be charged in case a firm fails to retrieve your data or else may lose your money, time and information.
- When will they give you a final quote? Upfront pricing is a good choice. You should always have right to cancel your job if price or other circumstances don't suit you. Don't leave a final quote for last moment or price might shock you.
- What are their prices like compared to competitors'? Data recovery is a very comple complex procedure, so prepare possibly a few hundred dollars. Very high or low prices are not usually an optimal solution. Explore your local market to find golden mean.
FocusStor develops a data backup solution for the construction and architecture industriesWritten by M.Bulot
Montreal, Canada, May 12, 2005 FocusStor, Online Data Backup & Recovery (www.focusstor.net), leading Canadian provider of disk-based backup and recovery solutions for small businesses since 1985, today released their newest offsite storage software. In today's insecure world, cables become unplugged, electronics fail daily, disks stop turning, viruses and hackers burden businesses constantly, and regardless of specific backup procedures, electronic records will continue to be discarded and overwritten. Each year businesses loose billions of dollars due to data loss. The factors used to determine viability and business continuity for an organization that has suffered from a significant system or data loss does not rely strictly on ability to replace hardware or rebuild infrastructure. In most cases continued success relies heavily on ability to quickly and successfully recover business critical data. Considering it's one of key deciding factors in whether your company will remain in business, shouldn't a company be prepared to make needed data protection decisions up front? Indeed, they should, and that is why FocusStor offers a highly secure data back up technology. FocusStor uses 448-Bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) and 112-Bit Triple DES encryption with SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to ensure that data is secure. Data is transmitted and stored in encrypted format, so no one can access data without a personalized encryption key not even FocusStor can access client's data. We use reliable servers and storage machines at two mirrored data centers, protected by a high level of security. FocusStor backs up data over Internet nightly, automatically, security, quickly and all for a very low monthly fee. FocusStor is designed for companies with remote offices, as well as small and mid-sized businesses, that have primarily relied on in-house tape or disk backups to protect their data. FocusStor guarantees recovery of all business-critical data and enables companies to return operations to state they were in immediately prior to a data-loss event.
More specifically, in construction and architecture industries, data storage challenges are obvious and business continuity and redundancy plans become a necessity.
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