Question #15, Does your IT vendor insist on backing up your network before they perform any type of project or upgrade? Have you ever heard the expression, it’s difficult to put the toothpaste back into the tube?
Thinking and planning are critical to ensuring you don’t waste toothpaste when brushing your teeth. The same goes for making changes to your network. Performing a backup of your data and network in addition to creating a proper rollback plan are vital to maintaining uptime and avoiding unnecessary end user and customer pain when making these necessary changes to your network. Insist that your IT vendor has a proper backup and a rollback plan in place whenever making changes to your network. It could mean the difference between a tolerable Monday and a Monday you will never forget.