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Last reviewed: October 02 2009

Regularly Scheduled Preventative Maintenance—For our business customers

If the hard drive in your server was about to fail, would you know? Many hardware failures are preceded by soft errors that will only show up through diagnostics or by reviewing your log files. For example, a hard drive that is on its last legs may be retrying several times before it can read or write data to the device. The data is eventually read or written, but performance is slow and at some point data will fail to be read or written correctly.

Any piece of hardware or software can be silently failing and you may not even notice. Systems should be checked regularly to find and correct any of these hidden errors. Servers, in particular, need regular maintenance to ensure reliable and consistent performance.

Some common tasks performed during regularly scheduled maintenance visits include:

To maintain a reliable and stable network environment, we recommend regularly scheduled visits from a computer professional. Scheduled visits allow you to:

If you have questions about preventative maintenance or would like to talk to us about setting up a schedule for your business, please, contact us.

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