Survey of 500 small and medium businesses across USA, UK, Germany and France

85% of SMBs Experiencing Problems with Backup and Recovery

Report shows 55% will change backup tool by 2014

We reveal the findings of the recent SMB data protection survey:

  • 85% of SMBs are experiencing cost-related challenges with backup and recovery, 83% with capability and 80% with complexity
  • 67% of the virtual environment is backed-up meaning that almost a third of SMBs’ virtual infrastructure is unprotected
  • More than 1 in 6 (17%) recoveries of backed-up machines cause problems
  • 41% of SMBs stated that downtime in the event of an IT failure costs $150,000 or more per hour