Survey looks at data backup trends
TwinStrata has published the results of its ‘Industry Trends: Data Backup in 2014’ survey. Conducted between December 2013 and January 2014, the report analyzes responses from 209 IT personnel.
The results indicate an urgent need for organizations to make significant improvements to their backup strategies with one in five organizations experiencing back-up failures at least monthly and one in 10 weekly. As a result, 53 percent of organizations plan to make changes to their backup strategy this year. Incorporating cloud storage was the remedy most often cited by these respondents.
Disaster recovery was the area where backup strategies were most under stress:
As organizations try to minimize the resource commitment required by their backup strategies, the survey found the results on management and maintenance standards alarming. Specifically the report found:
The full report and its accompanying infographic can be downloaded at: www.twinstrata.com/backup-survey-2014
•Date: 4th February 2014 • World •Type: Article • Topic: ICT continuity
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