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Q4 2013 IT Consultant Data Backup Survey Results

Survey Highlights:

  • The majority of respondents do not check for backup errors daily.
  • 88% of respondents have a disaster recovery plan but less than half are prepared for an outage.
  • Only 19% were confident that they could resolve backup errors in less than an hour.

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Q2 2012 Data Backup Industry Survey Results

Survey Highlights:

  • A large number of organizations test their restore process infrequently.
  • 36% of respondents have no idea how much an hour of downtime costs their organizations.
  • 30% of respondents felt that business continuity was the most important consideration in backing up their data.

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2011 IT Consultant Data Backup Survey Results

Survey Highlights:

  • Not all IT consultants test data restore process on consistent basis.
  • 60% of respondents believe online providers offer the most reliable solutions.
  • 67% of respondents are confident that their clients’ data will be restored flawlessly within hours.

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Q4 2010 Data Backup Industry Survey Results

Survey Highlights:

  • 47% of respondents agree that the cost of downtime is “hundreds of dollars per hour”.
  • Most organizations (40%) believe that “within four hours” is an acceptable recovery window
  • 79% of respondents believe that technical service and support are more important than price when selecting a vendor.