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43% of SMEs unprepared for data disasters, Symantec report reveals

  • Created: 10 May, 2012

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The survey of 1288 SMBs worldwide, of which 200 were located in Australia, found that a massive 43% of businesses don't have a plan if they suffer a data disaster.

43% of SMEs unprepared for data disasters, Symantec report reveals

Symantec has said in its 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Report: SOURCE LINK

...that SMBs are not only ignoring the essential practices they must use to prepare for data loss, but they are losing thousands of dollars by not doing so.

The survey of 1288 SMBs worldwide, of which 200 were located in Australia, found that a massive 43% of businesses don't have a plan if they suffer a data disaster.

Of those, 8% have no plans to create s strategy and 35% intend to create one sometime in the future.

The survey reveals more disturbing statistics.

When asked why those businesses don't have a plan if their data is lost or website taken offline, a shocking 55% said that thought never even occurred to them. A further 18% say disaster preparedness isn't even a priority, and 9% think computer systems aren't critical to the business.

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