Everyone has heard of terms like "Data Security" or "Barracuda Filters" or "Firewalls"... We want to take a step back from the technical componets, and deal with the principle in general. How much is your data worth? If your company lost its customer database or one of its servers, would it last? Studies have shown that93% of businesses who don't have a disaster recovery plan in place and lose their data don't stay in business for one year.
We have all done it for a while, especially when first starting a new business. We buy a computer or two, figure out a way to do a peer to peer network that works and then gradually add to that. Maybe this is where you have been, but are quickly realizing this can be a costly method to keep up.