Backups — Frightening Trends, Cases and Questions You Should Consider.

Tape drives fail on average of 100%. This means all tape drives fail at some point and don’t offer complete protection for your data if a natural disaster, fire, or terrorist attack destroys your office and everything in it. Business owners who were hit by hurricanes like Katrina learned a hard lesson about keeping remote backups of their data.

93% of companies that lost their data for 10 days or more filed for

bankruptcy within one year of the disaster, and 50% filed for bankruptcy immediately after. (Source: National Archives & Records Administration in Washington.)

20% of small- to medium-sized businesses will suffer a major disaster causing loss of critical data every 5 years. (Source: Richmond House Group)

This year, 40% of small to medium businesses that manage their own network and use the Internet for more than e-mail will have their network accessed by a hacker. More than 50% won’t even know they were attacked. (Source: Gartner Group)

About 70% of business people have experienced (or will experience) data loss due to accidental deletion, disk or system failure, viruses, fire or some other disaster. (Source: Carbonite, an online backup service)

The first reaction of employees who lose their data is to try to recover the lost data themselves by using recovery software or either restarting or unplugging their computer — Steps that can make later data recovery impossible. (Source: 2005 global survey by Minneapolis-based OntrackData Recovery)

What can you do to protect your data? 

Call Phoenix Technology.

But Don’t Take Our Word for It –Just Read What Our Clients Have to Say.

“I’ve been working with Phoenix Technology for over eight years and am consistently impressed with the company. Their response time to technical emergencies is amazing, and I never need to worry about the quality of work they do. Right from the start, they took the time to know my business, and have never led me astray. Their integrity, communication, and technical ability are par to none. Phoenix Technology is a true strategic partner that I highly recommend.”

Greg Allen
Operations Officer
Wellstone Group, LLC

“For ten years Phoenix Technology has provided outstanding IT service. Their breadth of technical knowledge and access to technical resources has enabled us to focus our efforts on game-changing strategic initiatives. They are consistently on time, on budget and dependable. We are more than satisfied with Phoenix Technology and will continue to partner with them for many years.”

Jack Holewa
Beauty Management

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