Data loss should be your No. 1 priority when speaking with your IT provider. What are they doing for backup of your systems? Is everything onsite? What happens if the building is destroyed? Here are some eye-opening statistics that make you thing about data backup.
- 30% of all business that have a major fire go out of business within a year. 70% fail within 5 years. (Home Office Computing Magazine)
- 31% of PC users have lost all of their files due to events beyond their control.
- 34% of companies fail to test their tape backups, and of those that do, 77% have found failures.
- 93% of companies that lost their data center for 10 days or more due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within 1 year of the disaster. 50% of businesses that found themselves without data management for this same time period filed for bankruptcy immediately. (Nation Archives & Records Administrator in Washington)
Priority IT will help with deciding on the best practice for your company based on the amount of data, costs, and time available for backups. Whichever route is taken, we will make sure that you are covered.