Computer Backup Bloomfield Hills MI

With consumers and businesses storing increasing amounts of critical data, those computers must be backed up more often to prevent the kind of catastrophic loss caused by hard disk failure, viruses and malware, unstable software downloads, user errors, or physical disaster.

Pryor R W & Associates
(248) 626-3170
4918 Malibu Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Habermac Inc
(248) 644-5464
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Pryor Knowledge Systems
(248) 626-3170
4918 Malibu Dr
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Fry James
(734) 741-1666
1370 Folkstone Ct
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Sparks Data
(810) 632-7876
10371 Parshall Rd
Fenton, MI
 
Judge Group
(248) 253-9500
2550 S Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Unique Systems Design
(248) 335-8096
2242 S Telegraph Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Guardianware
(248) 855-2790
6205 Norham Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 
Digital Genesis
(989) 848-8888
510 N Abbe Rd
Fairview, MI
 
Huron Net Works
(734) 995-2637
771 Airport Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Home Users Live Dangerously with Computer Backup Practices

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80 Percent Report They Have Suffered Data Loss

Home PCs and laptops that store ever-changing data, business information, photos, video, music and photos of consumers’ digital lives are backed up less than once a month, according to a new survey of the backup habits of home users conducted by Acronis®, Inc.( www.acronis.com - provider of storage management and disaster recovery software).

The online survey of 5,964 home users found that 87 percent of users back up their hard drives just every two to three months or less frequently, far less often than any industry organization or publication recommends. This number is in sharp contrast with another survey finding — 80 percent of users have lost information and had to restore it.

With consumers and businesses storing increasing amounts of critical data, those computers must be backed up more often to prevent the kind of catastrophic loss caused by hard disk failure, viruses and malware, unstable software downloads, user errors, or physical disaster. According to Robert Thaler, Senior Director, Marketing, Acronis, users must evaluate their unique situations and create backup schedules that match the importance of the data.

The Acronis survey also found that fully 81 percent of users had to reinstall their computer operating system and software applications. Data loss comes with a significant loss of time, with 48 percent reporting that the reinstallation process took more than four hours. HBM

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