Fact No business wants to start over from scratch when data loss or accidental deletion occurs.
Fact Data loss and downtime cost enterprises $1.7 trillion(emc.com) in 2014.
Fact Companies on average lost 400% more data over the last two years (equivalent to 24 million emails each) compared to the previous two.
Fact 71% of IT professionals are not fully confident in their ability to recover information following an incident.
Fact 51% of organizations lack a disaster recovery plan for emerging workloads; just 6% have plans for big data, hybrid cloud and mobile.
Fact Only 2% of organizations are data protection “Leaders”; 11% “Adopters”; 87% are behind the curve.
Fact Companies with three or more vendors lost three times as much data as those with a single-vendor strategy.
Fact Data loss is up by 400% since 2012 while, surprisingly, 71% of organizations are still not fully confident in their ability to recover after a disruption.
Fact The volume of data lost during an incident is growing exponentially.
Fact 64% of enterprises surveyed experienced data loss or downtime in the last 12 months.
Fact The average business experienced more than three working days (25 hours) of unexpected downtime in the last 12 months.
Fact Other commercial consequences of disruptions were loss of revenue (36%) and delays to product development (34%).
Fact Your lost data can represent thousands of man hours and millions of dollars invested. The old complacent attitudes of “It won’t happen to us” or “I’ll back up my data tomorrow” is no protection when facing Litigation or Bankruptcy. Neglect often equals negligence and that alone can be so damaging you may never recover.