25%of all PC users suffer from data loss each year. (1)
70% of small firms that experience a major data loss go out of business within a year (5)
15% of all laptops are stolen or suffer hard drive failures (1)
$12 Billion annual cost of data loss.
96% of all business workstations are not being backed up (3)
$55 Billion in annual computer virus damages to U.S. businesses (4)
100% - the failure rate of disks and tape drives -- all drives eventually fail.
Gartner Group; (2) IDC; (3) Contingency Planning & Strategic Research Corp.; (4) TrendMicro;
(5) DTI/PriceWaterhouse Coopers, 2004