In our data-driven world, data is quickly becoming one of a company's most valuable assets. And with Big Data getting bigger and more complex every day, data protection is a bigger, more complex job than ever for IT — and the stakes are higher.
According to research from IDC and Acronis, increased data volume and complexity are the two biggest data protection challenges for SMB IT departments.
“Companies have protected their data ever since carbon copies were stored in bonded warehouses, but times have changed. The techniques for protecting information and recovering from disastrous data loss have also changed,” writes Joel Berman, Acronis fellow, in the newly released “Backup for Dummies.”