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8 Reasons SMBs Fail To Back Up Data
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10/2/2011 | 10:47:31 AM
re: 8 Reasons SMBs Fail To Back Up Data
I concur fully with AMITRA000's post and would like to add that for a lot of companies, a backup/disaster plan is the last item on the list of things they consider when setting up an IT inftrastructure of any size. Or in some cases, where one is, it is not properly checked for functionality and that all users are connected to the backup system.

Here at MjM Data Recovery we often see storage media that have become inaccessible for one reason or another and fortunately in the majority of cases we recover the data - but not all cases. The reality is that the trust in the storage hardware is completly misplaced. It is with absolute certainty that every single storage device will fail at some point. If there is no backup, then it is down to chance as to when it will fail.
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9/30/2011 | 3:24:17 PM
re: 8 Reasons SMBs Fail To Back Up Data
This highlights some really important issues and common misconceptions. I can attest that implementing a comprehensive data backup plan - and regularly testing that plan - is one of the most important things a business can do. At Kroll Ontrack, we've seen companies of all sizes struggle to recover from data disasters that wipe out their critical information. Although there may be many deterrents for SMBs to design and implement a data-backup plan - including daunting upfront costs, complex network structures that may seem impossible to master and limited resources - there's no question that companies that have one in place are thankful if and when a data disaster does strike. In fact, it can be a critical factor for a business to recover at allG«™

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