Disaster Recovery

Symantec 2011 SMB Diaster Preparedness Survey

Provided by Symantec Corporation

Category Disaster Recovery

Type White Paper

Length 9

Publish Date January 04 2011

Date posted November 12 2011

Overview

Symantec presents the findings of its 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey, which measured the attitudes and practices of small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and their customers toward disaster preparedness. The survey findings show that though SMBs are at risk, they are still not making disaster preparedness a priority until they experience a disaster or data loss. The data also reveals that the cost of not being prepared is high, putting an SMB at risk of going out of business. According to the survey, downtime not only costs SMBs several thousands of dollars, it also causes their customers to leave.

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