Onsite vs. Offsite Data Storage

Depending on your business and your data retention requirements, you may opt for either onsite or offsite data storage. The challenge is that each of these methods present their own advantages and disadvantages.

Onsite Data Backup
Advantages Disadvantages
  • Quick and Easy
  • Fast Recovery
  • Low Cost
  • Scalable
  • Subject to Human Error
  • Risk of Theft or Vandalism
  • Corruptible Storage Device or Media
  • Catastrophic Disaster = Complete Data Loss

Offsite Data Backup
Advantages Disadvantages
  • Redundant Data Storage
  • Automated Backup
  • Unlimited Data Retention
  • Scalable as data load increases
  • High Cost per GB of Data Stored
  • Requires Internet Access
  • Bandwidth Intensive
  • Lengthy Data Restoration Process

QSafe is the Best of Both Worlds

QSafe is a new and affordable data backup service that combines the accessibility and convenience of onsite backup with the security and reassurance of offsite storage. Businesses no longer need to make the costly investment in multiple data protection services for data backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity.

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