|By Business Wire||
|March 31, 2014 08:03 AM EDT||
Code42, developer of award-winning, endpoint data protection and management solutions for consumers, businesses and the enterprise, today—on World Backup Day—released a study that reveals several important and potentially alarming trends in endpoint backup.
In a survey of 105 enterprise IT decision makers, the study found many end users store mission-critical data on endpoints—such as laptops or desktops—yet most companies do not have well-defined or closely followed policies for endpoint backup. The majority (60 percent) of respondents readily acknowledged that risk exposure and insufficient endpoint backup is a problem for their organization, with more than one in five respondents calling it a “big problem.”
“This report demonstrates why endpoint backup absolutely should be at the top of an IT department’s to-do list,” said Brian Bell, president and chief operating officer at Code42. “Endpoint devices are increasingly becoming both starting points and destinations for mission-critical data. As a result, organizations are increasingly at risk to lose sensitive data—from customer records and private personnel files to intellectual property and long-term planning documents. This easily avoidable vulnerability is no longer something that can be ignored.”
The study, executed by TechTarget, surveyed IT professionals at companies with 1,000 or more employees. It found:
- One in five enterprise end users store mission-critical data on an endpoint device such as a desktop or laptop.
- Only about 20 percent of those surveyed said their organization has a well-defined set of steps to help users back up data on their own.
- Most respondents said they are less than confident that all mission-critical data stored on users’ endpoint devices is securely backed up and readily available.
- Nearly one half of IT organizations are asked at least once per month to restore data on endpoints, and the average data restore requires approximately nine hours.
- More than 60 percent of respondents said insufficient endpoint backup is a problem for their organization, yet only about 20 percent said they have good tools and processes in place for endpoint backup.
In the example of GoKart Labs—a digital marketing agency creating and storing volumes of data—implementing endpoint backup as part of its disaster recovery strategy paid off (watch video). “Most people think their data is secure until it’s too late,” said A.J. Meyer, co-founder of GoKart Labs. “When a broken water line flooded our offices in 2012, we were relieved to know data on our laptops and servers was secure and recoverable thanks to CrashPlan.”
Additionally in the survey, IT managers said they want an easier way to provide endpoint backup to their organizations. Nearly one half (45 percent) of survey respondents agreed with the statement, “We would make endpoint backup a bigger priority if we didn’t have to put the backup administration burden on our IT department.”
Code42 reduces the backup burden on IT by empowering employees with user-friendly endpoint backup and restore that consistently achieves the highest enterprise user adoption rates in the industry. Code42 is championing today’s World Backup Day—an occasion created to build awareness about the increasing role of data in people’s lives and the importance of regular backups—with resources for IT pros to learn best practices for data management and protection. Learn more and sign up for a demo of CrashPlan enterprise endpoint backup.
For more endpoint backup findings, access the new report, “Insufficient Endpoint Backup Weakens Enterprise Resilience.” And to receive a limited-time only, 20-percent World Backup Day discount on CrashPlan online backup for home, sign up today.
Tweet this news to your networks.
Since 2001, Code42—a privately held company based in Minneapolis, Minn.—has developed intuitive, optimized technology to securely manage and protect the world’s data. The company’s industry-leading, award-winning CrashPlan backup solutions for consumers, businesses and the enterprise manage exabytes of data across millions of devices and for some of the largest organizations in the world, including Adobe, Target, Procter & Gamble, Genentech/Roche, SUPERVALU, NASA, Kohl’s and Arizona State University. Leveraging the company’s trusted security and proven technology, Code42’s SharePlan enterprise-grade file sync and share enables real-time collaboration while enforcing corporate security requirements. For more information on the company and its solutions, visit www.code42.com.
Code42, endpoint backup, enterprise endpoint backup, online backup, enterprise file sync and share, enterprise software, cloud software, CrashPlan, CrashPlan PROe, World Backup Day
In recent years, containers have taken the world by storm. Companies of all sizes and industries have realized the massive benefits of containers, such as unprecedented mobility, higher hardware utilization, and increased flexibility and agility; however, many containers today are non-persistent. Containers without persistence miss out on many benefits, and in many cases simply pass the responsibility of persistence onto other infrastructure, adding additional complexity.
Apr. 25, 2017 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,166
Did you know that you can develop for mainframes in Java? Or that the testing and deployment can be automated across mobile to mainframe? In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Vaughn Marshall, Sr. Principal Product Owner at CA Technologies, will discuss and demo how increasingly teams are developing with agile methodologies using modern development environments and automating testing and deployments, mobile to mainframe.
Apr. 25, 2017 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,141
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi LTD., will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) will be featuring the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) portfolio. This is the industry’s only offering that allows organizations to bring together object storage, file sync and share, cloud storage gateways, and sophisticated search an...
Apr. 25, 2017 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 269
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
Apr. 25, 2017 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 899
@GonzalezCarmen has been ranked the Number One Influencer and @ThingsExpo has been named the Number One Brand in the “M2M 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands” by Analytic. Onalytica analyzed tweets over the last 6 months mentioning the keywords M2M OR “Machine to Machine.” They then identified the top 100 most influential brands and individuals leading the discussion on Twitter.
Apr. 25, 2017 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 992
Automation is enabling enterprises to design, deploy, and manage more complex, hybrid cloud environments. Yet the people who manage these environments must be trained in and understanding these environments better than ever before. A new era of analytics and cognitive computing is adding intelligence, but also more complexity, to these cloud environments. How smart is your cloud? How smart should it be? In this power panel at 20th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, pane...
Apr. 25, 2017 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,093
Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible overall. As with most new architectures, this dream takes a lot of work to become a reality. Even when you do get your application componentized enough and packaged properly, there are still challenges for DevOps teams to making the shift to continuous delivery and achieving that reduction in cost ...
Apr. 25, 2017 05:45 PM EDT Reads: 3,701
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics, wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more. Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in all these areas. In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will have the most profound e...
Apr. 25, 2017 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 2,165
SYS-CON Events announced today that Twistlock, the leading provider of cloud container security solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Twistlock is the industry's first enterprise security suite for container security. Twistlock's technology addresses risks on the host and within the application of the container, enabling enterprises to consistently enforce security policies, monitor...
Apr. 25, 2017 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 3,512
@ThingsExpo has been named the Most Influential ‘Smart Cities - IIoT' Account and @BigDataExpo has been named fourteenth by Right Relevance (RR), which provides curated information and intelligence on approximately 50,000 topics. In addition, Right Relevance provides an Insights offering that combines the above Topics and Influencers information with real time conversations to provide actionable intelligence with visualizations to enable decision making. The Insights service is applicable to eve...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,632
The age of Digital Disruption is evolving into the next era – Digital Cohesion, an age in which applications securely self-assemble and deliver predictive services that continuously adapt to user behavior. Information from devices, sensors and applications around us will drive services seamlessly across mobile and fixed devices/infrastructure. This evolution is happening now in software defined services and secure networking. Four key drivers – Performance, Economics, Interoperability and Trust ...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 362
Multiple data types are pouring into IoT deployments. Data is coming in small packages as well as enormous files and data streams of many sizes. Widespread use of mobile devices adds to the total. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will look at the tools and environments that are being put to use in IoT deployments, as well as the team skills a modern enterprise IT shop needs to keep things running, get a handle on all this data, and deli...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,289
SYS-CON Events announced today that Grape Up will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct. 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company specializing in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the U.S. and Europe, Grape Up works with a variety of customers from emergi...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,999
While some vendors scramble to create and sell you a fancy solution for monitoring your spanking new Amazon Lambdas, hear how you can do it on the cheap using just built-in Java APIs yourself. By exploiting a little-known fact that Lambdas aren’t exactly single threaded, you can effectively identify hot spots in your serverless code. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, David Martin, Principal Product Owner at CA Technologies, will give a live demonstration and code walkthrough, showing how to o...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:15 PM EDT Reads: 301
SYS-CON Events announced today that T-Mobile will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc., is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 67.4 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on ...
Apr. 25, 2017 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 943