Veeam has released its annual SMB Virtualization Data Protection Report. The reports is based on a survey held under 500 Small and Medium Businesses across the USA and Europe and explorers the impact of virtualization on SMBs’ data protection, backup and recovery strategies.
The outcome of the reports states that 85% of SMBs are experiencing cost-related challenges with backup and recovery, 83% with lack of capabilities and 80% with complexity.
Further outcomes are:
◾Recovery of SMBs’ virtual servers is only a little faster than physical servers, at 4 hours 21 minutes and 4 hours 51 minutes respectively.
◾Recovery of individual files such as emails, takes up to 12 hours 8 minutes. This may be because 62% of SMBs often have to recover more than needed to retrieve a single file or application item.
◾67% of SMBs’ backup tools use agents, which can add to complexity: 76% of those SMBs encounter problems such as difficulty managing agents, slow performance and both backup and recovery failing too often.
◾63% of SMBs believe their backup and recovery tools will become less effective as the amount of data and servers in their organization grows.
◾41% of SMBs stated that downtime in the event of an IT failure costs $150,000 or more per hour: meaning that outages can cost these organizations $600,000 or more based on the recovery times given.
◾More than 1 in 6 (17%) recoveries of backed-up machines cause SMBs problems, increasing recovery times and the cost of downtime. This is not surprising considering only 8% are tested.
◾Currently, an average of 33% of SMBs’ virtual infrastructure is not backed-up.
◾55% of SMBs are planning to change their backup tool for virtual servers by 2014.
The report can be downloaded from the Veeam website after registration, Veeam also made a infographic available for download which can be found here.
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