Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery

Utmost assurance, confidence, and integrity of your mission-critical business data.

Safeguard your data & ensure business continuity following a crisis

Unforeseen disasters, whether they be fires, floods, cyberattacks, or technological glitches, can strike at any time, potentially paralysing a business. What truly sets businesses apart is their level of preparedness for such crisis events and the speed at which their support provider can act to ensure a swift recovery. That’s why today, a dependable Cloud Backup system and a meticulously tested Disaster Recovery plan are absolutely essential.

Backup as a Service

Through our management of data backup across private, public, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments, our Backup as a Service guarantees the consistent execution of your daily backup tasks. This assurance empowers you and your team to concentrate on innovative and high-value projects, confident in the seamless and secure background execution of your backup processes.

Disaster Recovery as a Service

Disaster Recovery as a Service is a critical element of any ICT strategy today, although it's not something any business wishes to employ. Our managed solution guarantees exceptional availability and minimal downtime for mission-critical applications, even when faced with the unexpected disasters that could impact your production infrastructure or facilities. We offer failover support for your on-site or cloud-based servers within our secure Australian data centers, ensuring the continuous fulfillment of your defined recovery point and time objectives.

Key Benefits

  • Store all backups within Australian data centers for enhanced security
  • Facilitate swift initial backup data transfer using USB hard disks to minimise upload duration
  • Employ incremental and synthetic full backups to restrict data transfers
  • Achieve complete system and data restoration to a specific past point-in-time post-disaster
  • Tailor the backup scheduler to automate full and incremental backups at designated intervals
  • Simplify migration to new servers or hypervisors
  • Swiftly recover individual files or entire servers as needed
  • Seamlessly recover from bare metal, adapt to dissimilar hardware, or transition to and from virtual environments

Optimise operations with always-on IT support

Technology should boost business efficiencies, not block them. That’s why our specialists are committed to taking the frustration out of your IT infrastructure. Discover comprehensive IT support and services for businesses of all sizes.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What exactly are Backup and Data Retention Services?

Backup and Data Retention Services involve the systematic and regular copying of your digital information, such as files, databases, and applications, to a secure location. This process ensures that your data is protected and can be restored in case of accidental deletion, hardware failures, cyberattacks, or other unforeseen events. Data retention refers to the duration for which these backups are stored to meet regulatory requirements and business needs.

Why do I need Backup and Data Retention Services?

Data loss can occur due to various reasons, including hardware malfunctions, software glitches, cyber threats, and human error. Backup and Data Retention Services provide a safety net by maintaining copies of your critical data. This ensures you can recover your information and continue operations swiftly after any data loss event, minimising downtime and potential financial losses.

How often should I back up my data?

The frequency of backups depends on factors like the volume of data changes, the criticality of the data, and your business’s tolerance for data loss. Generally, regular backups, such as daily or hourly, are recommended for crucial data. However, this can vary based on your specific needs and the nature of your business.

Where is my data stored, and how is it secured?

Your data is typically stored in secure off-site locations, which can include on-premises backup servers or cloud-based storage. These environments are designed with robust security measures to safeguard your data from unauthorised access, breaches, and physical damage. Encryption, access controls, and multi-factor authentication are commonly employed to ensure data security.

How long should I retain backup data?

Data retention periods depend on legal requirements, industry regulations, and your organisation’s policies. Some data may need to be retained for a specific period due to compliance reasons, while other data might have shorter retention periods. It’s crucial to align your data retention strategy with your business’s legal obligations and operational needs.

Remember, each business’s backup and data retention needs can vary, so talk with the team at FOIT Group who can tailor solutions to your unique circumstances.

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