Virtualization Data Protection 2011 Survey of 500 Enterprises
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