The use of computer has become a staple in each and every aspect of our daily life. It is the easiest way in which we can do a lot of work involving large calculations and data. In fact computer is the easiest way of storing large amount critical information. For this purpose it is very essential to have a proper data backup plan in the computer to safe guard the important data stored in the computer. From photographs to scanned documents, the irreplaceable documents are mostly stored in the hard drive of the computer.
The business computers contain mainly the documents and the transaction details that are necessary to run the business. Whenever a computer system crashes it can prove to be disastrous for both the individual as well as for the business. If your computer crashes due to attack by viruses, malwares or spywares you can restore the system by formatting the hard drive. This process deletes all data. In the process you may end up losing some potentially important data if you haven’t taken up proper data backup procedure.
You can keep the back up of the critical data stored in your hard drive either in the CD-R or DVD-R. It is useful for storing small amount of data in these devices. If you have to keep back up of a large amount of data you can use the portable hard disk drives which have high storage memory. Another popular method to keep the backup is cloud computing by which you store the data on a secured server.