What Is Data Recovery And How Does It Work?

Losing something is always irritating – even losing your keys can put a damper on your day. However, it is a little more serious if the thing you lose is important data. Your workflow can be substantially impacted, and it might seem like a real disaster.

You may be able to save your lost data by using data recovery solutions. But what is data recovery and how does it work? In this article find out!

What Is Data Recovery?

Data recovery refers to the process of recovering and restoring digital data. This data may have been lost or deleted by accident. It may have also been corrupted or rendered unusable and inaccessible due to viruses or changes made to the system used.

What Causes Data Loss?

Data loss might seem like something that mainly happens due to viruses or attacks on your systems. However, it is actually most commonly caused due to human error rather than outside involvement.

What Is The Data Recovery Process?

There is no one standard way to perform a data recovery process, due to the fact there are many ways in which data may be lost or rendered impossible to access. You will also need to take into account the kind of data recovery software being used to create the backup, and also the backup target media. All of these factors play a role in what the process may look like for you.

What Can Data Recovery Services Do?

In many cases, it is not possible for you to recover data by yourself. Data recovery services can be used to retrieve files which have not been backed up using specialist skills and equipment. If you have files which have been deleted and were not backed up, they will often still be stored on the computer’s hard disk and can be recovered this way.

What Is Instant Recovery?

Recovery in place, or instant recovery, attempts to remove the recovery window. It does this by redirecting your user workloads to a backup server, creating an easier recovery process.

How Can Vantage IT Help?

Vantage IT uses a Data Recovery Self-Assessment Tool to provide you with advice on what you should and should not do when a data loss has occurred. We can also help you to recover your data.

If you are concerned about losing data and want to find out more about IT disaster recovery solutions, get in touch with Vantage IT to discuss our IT back up services. We can help you with all your IT backup and recovery needs – so your precious data stays right where you need it.

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