Ensure business continuity with a robust backup strategy

In today’s digital world, the question is no longer whether you need a backup strategy, but how robust it should be to ensure business continuity. Whether you work in the public sector, financial services, healthcare or another industry, a well thought out backup plan is essential.

The importance of backup strategies

An effective backup strategy protects against data loss caused by various factors. Well-known examples include hardware failures, human error, cyber attacks and even natural disasters. The ability to recover quickly and effectively after an incident is essential not only for maintaining operational efficiency, but also for ensuring trust and safety in public services, businesses and institutions.

Considerations for a proper backup strategy

According to VNG guidelines, an optimal backup strategy includes conducting a thorough risk and business impact analysis, establishing the Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO), and implementing the 3-2-1 backup rule. This rule states that there must be at least three copies of the data on two different media, one of which must be in a different location.

The 3-2-1-1-0 rule: the next step in backup strategy

To go the next step with your backup strategy and therefore provide an even higher data guarantee, you can extend the 3-2-1 rule to the 3-2-1-1-0 rule. Simply by adding 1 offline backup with 0 errors. This ensures that 1 backup remains available at all times, even during ransomware, and can be active again within a short time. Zero errors in the backup ensure that recovery is trouble-free.

Silent Bricks support your backup strategy

In line with VNG’s strategic recommendations, the Silent Brick system provides a versatile and reliable solution that is seamless to an effective backup strategy. With its advanced airgap protection and unique disk mix, Silent Bricks offer an extra layer of protection. This extra security is essential in today’s digital landscape. Implementing Silent Brick systems into your backup strategy ensures that your organization is prepared for any scenario and can ensure the continuity of business processes.


Implementing a robust backup strategy is essential to ensuring your organization’s continuity. By following the 3-2-1-1-0 rule and using advanced systems like Silent Bricks, you can effectively protect your data from loss and quickly recover after an incident. For more information on how Silent Bricks can enhance your backup strategy, contact us or visit our website.


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