The Essential Guide for Protecting Your Legal Practice from IT Downtime
Law firms should take special care when it comes to ensuring application uptime and avoiding practice interruption. This guide explains how firms of all sizes should go beyond backup to ensure client data and critical applications are always up and running.
Protecting Your Practice from Interruption
The need to protect the electronic data and related systems has always been top of mind to most legal firms. It falls, however, on the IT staff to properly protect their practice with limited budget and time to do proper research. In many cases, backup products are installed and files are copied to tape which is either stored in a locked drawer or taken home by an employee. Larger practices may use outside companies to transport their backup tapes to secure off-site locations, paying heavy fees for this service.
But when something happens, like a power outage, computer virus, or hardware failure the same system that was setup to prevent practice interruption ends up not being sufficient. We have seen time and again companies that once thought were safe from systems malfunction be left to scramble at the last minute to get their systems up and running.
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