Protect Against Losing Your Data

  • 30% of all businesses that have a major fire go out of business within a year. 70% fail within five years according to Home Office Computing Magazine.
  • Every week 140,000 hard drives crash in the United States according to Mozy Online Backup.
  • 34% of companies fail to test their tape backups, and of those that do, 77% have found tape back-up failures.
  • And to top it off 6% of all PC’s will suffer an episode of data loss in any given year according to The Cost of Lost Data by David M. Smith.

The the fact remains that there are factors that are out of your control, and that could be devastating to your company. So you therefore should be worried about losing your data, because of the consequences involved.

So what are the viable options available in order to mitigate these random threats and get them under your control? One such option is cloud backup & recovery.

It seems like everybody and their mother has jumped on the cloud backup and recovery bandwagon. 75% of companies will use enterprise-class cloud computing solutions within 5 years. The specific benefit of cloud based services is that it drastically reduces costs and burden of disk and tape management.

Cloud backup & recovery provides a fully managed solution with proactive remote access and monitoring, leaving you free to focus on core projects instead of backup chores.

If you haven’t explored the area of cloud computing yet, I encourage you to research it.