Lost in space

Companies have long needed to establish strong data back-up plans and GDPR is continuing to be a driving force for organisations to tighten up their protections, writes Aoife Valentine

1st July, 2018
Carmel Owens, general manager, Sungard Availability Services

Businesses today are only as good as their last back-up, and their last tested, secure back-up at that. Trends such as big data, cloud computing and the rise of mobile devices in the workplace, all mean businesses are creating and using data in greater variety and volume than ever before, and losing the data is simply not an option.

A 2014 study by Dell EMC suggested that data loss and downtime was costing a total...

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