Understanding Cold Storage: The Cost-Effective Solution for Your Data

With files scattered across desktops, laptops, and mobile devices, the amount of unstructured data is becoming a challenge for businesses. When you speak to data storage professionals, the term ‘Cold Storage’ will undoubtedly come up. It's a hot topic for cloud providers.

What is Cold Storage?

Cold Storage refers to data that you want to backup for archiving. It’s for the retention of data that you rarely access but is too important to delete.

How Can Businesses Benefit from Cold Storage?

Unsure of the value of Cold Storage? Here are five ways businesses can take advantage of this method of data storage:

  1. Cost Savings

    Infrequently used files can take up valuable storage space. By archiving your data, you can reduce your overall storage costs as Cold Storage is extremely economical.

  2. Lifetime Storage

    Store all your business documents, images, and media files without additional costs, and Polar Backup will store them forever. The retrieval times for files stored on Cold Storage range from 3 to 12 hours. You can request the files or folders you need, and the system will notify you once they are ready. You will then have 3 days to restore them. If immediate access is required, Polar Backup offers Instant Storage.

  3. Data Management

    Organizing your business files is crucial. With Polar Backup Intelligent, you can optimize this process. We offer a powerful policy management tool, allowing you to migrate inactive data in just a few clicks.

  4. Security

    Cold Storage is durable and reliable. Polar Backup offers military-grade encryption for any file uploaded to the platform. You can rest assured that your data is safe.

  5. Automatic Backup

    Continuous protection of all your files and data. Just set it and forget it!

Why Choose Cold Storage?

Cold Storage is perfect for organizations that wish to safeguard their data and save money. Why store terabytes of data on expensive storage solutions when you can store it on Cold Storage at a fraction of the cost? Cold Storage is ideal for backing up large amounts of files at a very low cost.

Backup Your Backups

Cold Storage is also perfect for backing up your backups, providing an extra layer of protection for your critical data.

Low-Cost, High-Value Storage

Visit our website to view our affordable plans or contact a member of our team to learn more about how Polar Backup can help you manage your data efficiently and cost-effectively.