Many larger US businesses cannot increase backup frequencies due to IT infrastructure restrictions

Published: Monday, 20 November 2017 13:14

An independent survey of US IT decision makers (ITDMs) conducted by StorageCraft reveals that many organizations lack confidence in their current data recovery implementation. The survey also uncovered an alarming number of businesses unable to increase the frequency of data backup due to the scale of data growth and limitations in their backup infrastructure.

The survey of more than 500 ITDMs found that many businesses are potentially ill-prepared for the growing number of malicious and accidental events as well as natural disasters that lead to data access failure and business outages. The data also revealed that nearly half of ITDMs are struggling with the volume of data growth, and that they are not confident in their data recovery capabilities in the event of failure.

The StorageCraft survey also highlights the challenges and vulnerabilities that organizations face as their data become increasingly distributed across corporate data centers, private clouds and public cloud services.

Survey highlights include:

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