Data Apocalypse refers to the idea of data destruction caused due to an unexpected natural occurrence or unavoidable human blunders. Why Data Apocalypse is a big hype in present times? Well, thanks to our increasing reliance on technology. Data Apocalypse is a scenario that can affect all the minor and major industries.
But what causes this Data Apocalypse to occur? And how can industries handle it? Let’s check it out!
What causes Data Apocalypse to occur?
Data Apocalypse is not the consequence of any one type of activity! There are four categories in total in which the causes of Data Apocalypse have been divided. Let’s try to get an idea of the categories in brief:
How Businesses Will Handle ‘Data Apocalypse’?
We know the causes of Data Apocalypse now. Let’s dive into the depth and understand how businesses will deal with ‘Data Apocalypse’ if they have to face one in the future? Pondering over the fact that what could be the way to handle Data during the Apocalypse, we came up with some of the obvious day-to-day technologies which could be our saviors if an apocalypse occurs. Here goes the list:
As compared to Drive, Cloud Storage offers much more secure and reliable features to help businesses prepare for the Apocalypse! GCS (Google Cloud Storage) offers data encryption along with storage, unlike Google Drive.
In fact, Cloud Storage was specifically designed for developers and businesses to keep their sensitive data and information safe from getting breached during the Apocalypse.
These were the two most popular inventions against Data Apocalypse. Apart from these two, Data Archiving too can be considered in the list. But the fact that it is primarily used for future reference of the important data, makes us count it out of the list.
To Wrap Up
In the current scenario, we’re moving towards being digital at an increased pace. The question is not about how will you face an apocalypse, whether you’re in the business or IT sector, but it is about are you well prepared for such instances? Many businesses are already safe and secured by utilizing both of the methods mentioned above. But the sad reality is the majority of others don’t know that they’ve to put these methods into implementation too -- which might result in worse if not done on time!