Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The importance of Data Recovery

With technology today records and other important
documents are now kept on computers instead of the
traditional pen and paper style of bookkeeping.

People put a lot of faith into computers and trust
that they will always provide the documentation that
they store forever. Most of the time people do not see
the need for a back up system to recover any data that
may get lost or they may think that it is important
but they put off using the backup and eventually
forget about it.

Today, social security information, military records,
birth records, death records and prison sign in and
discharge records can be viewed from the comfort of
your home computer.

This information that we all have access to is
priceless. It takes less time for someone to type out
these documents than it does to mail in a request,
have someone write it up make a copy and then send it
by mail to the person that requested the information.

This is okay as long as there is a backup plan to
saving or recovering data. If there was a fire in a
courthouse or file room that housed all the important
information then we would only have our computers to
gather the information and would have to question the
accuracy of that document.

Data recovery is very important and in some cases
vital in order to maintain records that may otherwise
get lost in the shuffle. Protecting our important
documents is the number one goal to a great data