Your business runs on information. You need to ensure continued access to that information if you want to stay in business. That’s why you need data backup. Data loss can be caused by many things ranging from employee error to computer viruses to hardware failures to file corruption to fire, flood, theft, etc.
AIS provides secure, redundant data backup for your critical business data. We ensure that you maintain access to your critical financial, customer, and company data.
Data preservation and the ability to retrieve data at any point in time from any location is the foundation of business continuity. A backup solution is the backbone of strategic planning that keeps your business running in the case of a disaster.
If you aren’t worried about backup, read on. By the end of this list we think you’ll agree that investing in data backup is good business.
- In the past two years, Over 50 % of businesses experienced an unforeseen interruption, and the vast majority of these interruptions caused the business to be closed one or more days.
- 80% of businesses suffering a major disaster go out of business in three years, while 40% of businesses that experience a critical IT failure go out of business within one year.
- In the case of suffering a fire, 44% of enterprises fail to reopen and 33% of these failed to survive beyond 3 years.
- Companies are still failing to put strategic contingency plans in place. Analysts from Hughes Marketing Group have found that over the course of a month, 90% of small companies (fewer than 100 employees) spend less than 8 hours planning or managing their business continuity plans.
- Vendors offering disaster recovery solutions have stated that between 60% and 70% of all problems that disrupt business are due to internal malfunctions of hardware or software, or human errors that may lead to fraud.
- According to Timesavers International studies, the catastrophe most businesses experience is not fire, flood, or earthquake, but rather something much more insidious—malware. In 2014, the United States was the top country for overall malicious activity, making up 23% of the total.
- 93% of companies that lost their data center for 10 days or more due to a disaster filed for bankruptcy within one year of the disaster. 50% of businesses that found themselves without data management for this same time period filed for bankruptcy immediately.
- Companies that aren’t able to resume operations within ten days (of a disaster hit) are not likely to survive.
- Every week 140,000 hard drives crash in the United States.
- 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 tape backup failures.
Convinced? We look forward to talking with you.