Data Protection

Data – your forms, letters, spreadsheets, documentation, financial records, source code, customer records and accounts – your very infrastructure – is one of the most valuable business assets you own. Our team can organize it. Store it. Retrieve it. Categorize it, and make it easily accessible to you and your employees (or just you). In short – we PROTECT it.

Former (perhaps disgruntled) employees, competitors, aggressive viruses, acts of nature, computer hackers and intruders. All of these can pose a threat to the business you’ve worked hard to build and keep. SAF’s staff can help you protect your company from both deliberate and accidental internal and external technological threats.

If your business is regulated by HIPAA, SAS 70, or SOX compliance standards, you need to be extra careful that your data is protected, stored, and backed up properly. Every type of business should have a data plan in place. We can do that for you.

At SAF, we can offer a wide range of data protection and recovery solutions. Click here to see our full suite of services.

For more information please call 720.887.4826, or e-mail us

Please note: SAF also specializes in compliance, downtime reduction, security solutions, and systems administration.

1. How much down time or data loss is acceptable to your business? Zero data loss is more expensive than say 24 hours.

a. Departments
i. Finance
ii. Office Files
iii. Email
iv. Code

2. Establish different kinds of data categories. There are different recovery and retention policies that will be established for each category.

a. Business Critical
b. Business Essential
c. Business Basic
d. Types of Media
e. Onsite Storage (USB, tape or NAS)
f. Offsite Storage (Mozy Pro, Iron Mountain, take USB offsite)
g. Recovery and Test Plans
h. Test restores will be done how frequently?
i. Will different business categories have different recovery schedules?

The answers to these questions will dictate how much actual backup storage is required. If you consider how much data is actually stored on the network, how often it needs to be archived and how long we want to retain the data we will have a pretty good answer