Data centers Disaster Recovery

Choosing a Data Center and Colocation Service that Fits Your Data Backup Needs

In the market for data backup and recovery services? Check out 5 tips for making the right decision for your business.

Making the Move To an Off-Site Data Center

Backup and recovery play a crucial part in keeping data and information safe from nefarious activity and natural disasters. Instead of playing catch up after disaster strikes, it’s important to plan ahead. We know how intimidating it can be to reconsider the way you use cloud backup and recovery services for your company. does too and they’ve compiled a comprehensive list of tips to help guide you through the process of selecting a data center and colocation provider. 

When making the switch you’ll want to define goals and take actionable steps to reach those goals. This means: 

  1. Figuring out what you want from a provider and how you define a positive working relationship.
  2. Researching providers and selecting potential providers based on your location. Keep in mind that data centers in the Midwest are particularly useful if you live on a coast. Plus, it’s always better to keep your data in a different city so that your information isn’t impacted by a natural event in the city you live in. 
  3. Developing a request for proposal (RFP) and then reaching out to those providers.  
  4. Review the responses to your proposals.
  5. Make a final selection based on your responses.

The road to the right backup and recovery plan is closer than you might think. Take a look at the article above and reach out to us should you have any questions about cloud backup and disaster recovery. We are a leading provider of integrated data center services and continue to invest in highly reliable technology infrastructure to support businesses that need to keep applications, data, and communications available and secure.