One of the things we strongly advise our clients to get on board with is proactive monitoring of all their systems with our managed services. With this service, we monitor all systems for a long list of parameters including Antivirus software updates, Security Patch updates, system performance and when capable, S.M.A.R.T monitoring of hard drives.
Technology Advisor Blog
Unless you're already using one of the new solid state hard drives, all of your critical business data is spinning around at 5400rpm or faster on a magnetic disk inside your computer. Think about it - it's a miracle any hard drive can actually work, and all your data is in a perilous situation! One of the most common system failures in a computer is a hard drive failure, but it doesn't have to be a disaster for you if you plan in advance.