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The Backup and Recovery Tightrope

BACKUP AND RECOVERY: WALKING THE LINE TO FIVE NINES Why It Matters 70% 91% $10,000 Current daily cost of the average data loss Small firms that go out of business within Leaders who cite IT failure as their primary a year of a data loss disaster threat In the cloud 2 hrs 52% 50x 233% Onsite 8 hrs Average downtime for data backed up in the cloud is 2.1 hours, compared to 8 hours for onsite Increase in reported Projected multiplication of data by 2020 Organizations that can tolerate only 1 natural disasters since 1980 hour of downtime 99% Backup Planning In order to avoida costly disruption in operations, organizations must plan for disaster recovery and continuity. Dealing with Data Backup Life Expectancy IN CASE OF MERGENCY BREAK GLASS Organizations 27% keeping e-mail for 2 years or less Organizations 21% retaining online content for 2 to 5 years 86% Organizations Organizations 26% holding Microsoft 22% storing Organizations that have continuity plans enterprise databases for 6 Office content 83% to 7 years indefinitely Leaders who make continuity planning a top priority Storage Management Tools that Organizations Use 47% Organizations with a bigger 2012 IT budget than in the past two 67% Replication 62% Disk-to-disk-to-tape backup years 56% Storage-based snapshots 55% Encryption 19% Growing trend of IT workers who say backup 52% Data compression windows are too small to meet needs 45% Data deduplication 38% Storage virtualization 28% Thin provisioning Looking to the Cloud 50% Savings when government agencies switched to cloud backup 14% Organizations planning to increase use of cloud backup 26% Organizations using disk-to- disk-to-cloud backup Test & Test Again Remote Workers No. 2 23% Priority of "finding resources to test backup When disaster strikes – natural or manmade - employees need access to communication tools systems" (survey ranking data protection challenges) and data. SMBS testing backups daily 15% Organizations backing up apps they've never attempted to restore Organizations investing in 60% mobile security to allow safer anytime, anywhere computing Organizations with systems in place for employees to work remotely 78% Organizations withe-mail or 86% text messaging to reach workers beyond the office SUPREME UPTIME TARGET 99.999% AVA I LAB I L I TY 5 min, 15 sec Annual downtime for organizations that achieve 5 nines of reliability SOURCES 2012 AT&T Business Continuity Study ( Augmenting Data Backup and Recovery with System-level Protection, 2011, Enterprise Strategy Group State of Storage, February 2012, InformationWeek Impact on U.S. Small Business of Natural & Man-Made Disasters. HP, 2007 ( -the-Bank.htm) Natural versus Man-Made Disasters ( A Survey of Data Growth & Protection Trends, Symform & StorageCraft, March 2012 ( and-reported-events/ InformationWeek 2011 Backup Survey ( CDW PEOPLE WHO GET IT"

The Backup and Recovery Tightrope

shared by BizTechMagazine on Mar 27
No business likes or tolerates much downtime, but most businesses are walking a tightrope in which downtime is only a slip of the foot away. How susceptible is your company to failure and disaster, an...


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