Computer Backup Rutland VT

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.

Collette's Climate Controlled Storage
(802) 985-1051
2800 Shelburne Rd
South Burlington, VT
 
Equinox Direct
(802) 747-3536
23 Court St
Rutland, VT
 
Vermont Firmware Corp
(802) 872-8090
109 Field Green Dr
Colchester, VT
 
Global Works Systems
(802) 846-2550
441 Watertower Cir
Colchester, VT
 
Results Inc
(802) 288-9997
166 Brigham Hill Rd
Essex Junction, VT
 
Champlain Self Storage
(802) 878-1506
177 Battery St
South Burlington, VT
 
Vector New England Inc
(802) 655-6001
463 Mountain View Dr
Colchester, VT
 
Vermont Computer Support
(802) 524-0203
1 Wiley Pl
Saint Albans, VT
 
Green Mountain Logic
(802) 223-3729
7 Baldwin St
Montpelier, VT
 
Microbrightfield Inc
(802) 288-9290
185 Allen Brook Ln
Williston, VT
 

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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