10 things you need to know about business data backup

Whether you own a small to medium sized business or a corporate, you cannot afford the risk of losing your data. There are many companies known for providing affordable, reliable, comprehensive business solution for laptops and desktops. They will give you worry-free cloud data protection service.

Data backup

The cloud backup service offers automatic backup protection with the option to schedule your backups continuously throughout the day. This gives you softness to schedule your backups to run daily, weekly, and monthly. It is one of the most reasonable services that saves your time and money and let you to focus on other important things, like growing your business.
Let’s have a look on ten things you need to know about business data backup. What are the pros and cons associated with them, and how you can keep yourself updated?

DISASTER RECOVERY:
Redundancy:
• Fifty nine percent store backups in only one location
Recovery time after a site disaster:
• Sixty three percent take days to recover
• And twenty nine percent four days and more

Able to recover from a site disaster in four hours or less:
• Twenty percent of cloud storage users
• Nine percent of non-cloud storage users

FAILURE:
• Fifty two percent experience multiple backup failures a year

TOP FIVE REASONS BACKUPS FAIL:
• Connectivity issues: twenty five percent
• Equipment failure: twenty one percent
• File corruption: eighteen percent
• Backup software failure: fourteen percent
• Human error : twelve percent

MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE:
Backup data volume compared to last year:
• Seventy five percent backup data volume increased
• Twenty one percent backup data volume increased by two times or more
• Twenty two percent backup data volume stayed the same
• Three percent backup data volume shrunk

AND,
• Fifty percent of organizations spend over five hours a month on backups.
• Fourteen percent spend over twenty hours.
• Fifty one percent of individual apps are not backed up daily.
• Fifty one percent plan to make changes to backup strategy
• The top planned change is: Incorporating cloud storage

A survey is carried out on more than two hundred IT professionals just to know their backup strategy of today and their plans for tomorrow. Most of them struggle to lower costs, reduce maintenance requirements, and minimize the manpower necessary to maintain backup, but if you follow the above benchmark, you can easily lead your competitors.

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Kaushal Shah I have been in internet marketing field since 2006. I love music, football, chess. I believe in “God helps those who help themselves”.

  1. Posted by : Kaushal Shah
  2. January 10, 2015 6:11 pm

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