CIO Study Reveals Need for Change in Enterprise Data Protection Strategy
This year’s Virtualization Data Protection Report reveals that disaster recovery is actually becoming even more difficult. As a result, tougher decisions must be taken around what is deemed as truly business critical.
- 94% of CIOs say virtualization can transform data protection strategies
- Top three barriers preventing increased server replication include cost of hardware (given by 60% of respondents), cost of replication software (52%) and complexity (42%)
- For enterprises that deploy server replication, in the event of outages CIOs estimate cost savings on average of $417,391 per hour
- 87% of CIOs say that recovery times from large-scale disasters are growing as the number of business critical servers within the enterprise increases