Computer Backup Cedar Falls IA

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.

Kinetic Solutions
(515) 758-2044
115 E 1st St
Earlham, IA
 
Analyst International Corporation
(515) 221-9822
Des Moines, IA
 
American Computer Services
(515) 251-7340
2183 NW 86th St Ste B
Des Moines, IA
 
Global Tech Services
(515) 267-9097
5058 Grand Ridge Dr
West Des Moines, IA
 
Nettech Consulting
(319) 465-6082
Monticello, IA
 
Donatech Inc
(641) 472-7474
2094 185th St
Fairfield, IA
 
Legal Technology Services Inc
(515) 981-5252
4152 Arthur Trl
Cumming, IA
 
Cedar Valley Information Technology Services
(319) 235-2724
531 Commercial St
Waterloo, IA
 
Msi Systems Inc
(515) 225-8077
2600 Westown Pkwy Ste 210
West Des Moines, IA
 
Maximum Consulting Inc
(515) 987-3540
Waukee, IA
 

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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