Benefits of Adopting an Automated Website Backup Solution

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Here’s a short horror story for website owners out there. Your web hosting server has crashed, and you have no way of restoring your lost data! 

This is a very scary but a real possibility that can spell doom for your website. In this day and age, when websites handle sensitive financial data of its customers, security is a prime concern. Proactive protection is only one part of the security equation where you install firewalls and anti-malware software to keep the threats out. However, There’s one more part to security – Backup. 

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How to Backup Your Website: A Comprehensive Guide

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Everyone who has a website knows it — backups are very important, and we should all have well-laid data backup strategies in place. Unfortunately, it seems that some of us don’t really create enough backups, and fewer still are the people who have a solid backup strategy. While it is an unattractive outcome, the fact is that data can get lost. And when your business depends on the data you store, collect, and publish, losing it isn’t an option. While leading web hosting providers offer backup solutions, it is not really their prerogative. Ensuring an effective backup strategy is the responsibility of the site owner.

So, if you lose data, and people who’ve been in the industry long enough will also tell you that at some point, the onus of recovery of this data is actually on you, the website owner. With that in mind, let’s take a look at how to back up your website, how frequently you have to do it, and what sort of strategy might help you best.

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