Data storage is a critical part of
any business infrastructure. As a small business your
data storage needs will be small and evolve as the company
grow. You don't to go out right away and buy expensive
storage devices or services. You can start with very
inexpensive solutions and upgrade as the company grows.
A key feature you must consider is the ability to share
access to the stored data and provide mobile workers with
access to the data.
element to consider is what will happen to your data if
there was a disaster at your office location. A
disaster at your office location can destroy your data
storage device and leave you with nothing if you data is not
backed up off-site. You should have an alternate site
that your data is backed up to. Data backup to the
alternate site should take place at least twice daily.
When it comes to the type of storage you have four choices.