There are many different variables to consider as a website owner, and one of the most crucial things to prepare yourself for is the possibility of something going wrong. Cybersecurity has been a serious concern for many years now, especially in the business world, and a successful attack could be catastrophic if you find yourself unprepared.
Below you’ll find a guide to the site rescue and recovery aspects of dedicated Windows servers, and how they benefit website owners.
This may sound obvious, but unless you have up-to-date backups of your data or a backup server, you’re putting yourself at enormous risk. No website is perfect and no security system is impenetrable. Therefore there’s a possibility that you may wake up one day to find yourself without your site’s data from the last week, month, or even years. It’s a situation that can devastate bloggers, cause massive problems for creative professionals, and severely impact a business’s ability to make money.
On the whole, Windows dedicated servers may seem like a complex service, and relatively daunting to those without any knowledge of web hosting or technical know-how. But fear not! Making sure your website is backed up regularly is made a lot easier thanks to the use of a control, which we’ll go into in a minute.
As dedicated Windows servers are a physical piece of hardware, rather than virtual software, it’s a good idea to have off-site backups. This is because in the unfortunate event of a fire, damage, or burglary, having other backups will allow you to get your site back online or ensure the safety of important data.
The majority of modern companies have or should have a website, many of which make money directly from their site — via eCommerce, for example. For businesses, downtime isn’t just an inconvenience. It’s preventing the money-making process. Every minute your eCommerce website is down means money going to your competitors. It’s for this reason that if your website does go offline or you lose vital data, a backup and the ability to recover your site quickly is crucial.
Cyber attacks have scourged small businesses and large organisations throughout the digital age, and a successful attack is a perfect example of why company owners need to be prepared. The loss of data — whether it’s company related or belonging to customers — without backups in place will not only harm a business in regards to finance. Poor company reputation and customer trust will also continue to impact you further down the line.
Swift recovery without permanent damage demonstrates to your audience that you’re a reliable company of the highest-quality. Having a web hosting service, such as Windows dedicated servers, represents those same traits of quality and reliability that allows you to maintain a successful website.
We mentioned above that not every business owner will have the technical know-how to understand dedicated Windows servers completely. This is why the use of a control panel is such a brilliant addition to your dedicated servers service, as it means you can monitor and manage every aspect of your server with an easy-to-use dashboard.
It’s a simple and efficient way of keeping an eye on your site’s progress, and lets you spot any security or technical issues in real-time. Having this power will let you resolve problems before they develop, preventing any larger-scale server issues. With Windows dedicated servers, we recommend Plesk control panel to add or remove the domains on your server.
A control panel is also an ideal way to schedule regular backups with the option of full backups every week, month, or year. Having an automated system keeping your data safe will mean that human error (e.g. forgetting to backup) won’t come into play.
Here at Cyber Host Pro, we provide customers with the fastest, most efficient, and reliable Windows dedicated servers. Our server management team are available 24 hours a day, so get in touch when you need us and we’ll reply within 30 minutes. This service grants our customers peace of mind, knowing that if you should need it, a team of professionals are at your disposal and will do everything possible to ensure your site is firing on all cylinders — including rescue and recovery if any problems should occur.
Are you a website owner with concerns about loss of data, cyber attacks, or extended periods of downtime? Dedicated Windows servers offer security, reliability, and the capacity to recover and rescue your website quickly and efficiently. Cyber Host Pro provides a variety of high-quality web hosting services to suit a range of budgets, needs, and website requirements.
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