- Reduce Complexity -- The average small and midsize business manages four or more different data protection methods to meet backup and recovery requirements. Growing companies can implement simplified approaches for data protection to reduce the management of their backup infrastructure, increases reliability, and provides the resources to help them maximize their investment.
- Maximize IT Resources -- Small and midsize business are challenged with limited resources to manage rapidly increasing amounts of data, which can lead to increased data security risks, more downtime, and less regulatory compliance. Improving data availability, recovery, and storage utilization will be among the top concerns for growing companies in 2009.
- Stop Wasting Server Space -- Many small and midsize businesses are experiencing a strain on their existing servers. Growing companies can ease this strain by focusing on consolidating space and lowering costs -- can you say virtualization?
- Minimize Risk Of Downtime -- The cost of downtime can be devastating. Studies show that after the 1989 San Francisco earthquake and the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City, 70% of firms who could not access their data within three to five days went bankrupt. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions can help small and midsize business mitigate possible downtime due to a disaster or employee mistake.
- Reduce Threats To The Network -- Endpoints can be a huge liability if not properly secured. Small and midsize business face a threat landscape that involves stealthy, targeted, and financially motivated attacks aimed at exploiting vulnerabilities at the endpoints. New threat protection technologies can help growing companies manage and secure their endpoints.
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