Backup Challenges Create Channel Opportunities

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    Michael Vizard

Backup Challenges Create Channel Opportunities

Backup Challenges Create Channel Opportunities

Do You Currently Use a Backup Solution?  81% reported that they are currently using a backup solution.

For all the talk about cloud computing these days, it would seem that most people are still relying on external drives for backup and recovery. Given the inconsistent nature of both the process and the devices involved, it's not surprising that data recovery services have become a growth industry. A recent survey of 600 global customers, conducted by Kroll Ontrack, a provider of data recovery services, found that the number-one reason most users don't have an effective backup and recovery solution in place is the amount of time it takes to research and then administer a backup solution. Obviously, that creates a significant opportunity for channel solution providers that can remotely administer backup and recovery services.

This article was originally published on 2013-04-25
Mike Vizard has been covering IT issues in the enterprise for 25 years as an editor and columnist for publications such as InfoWorld, eWeek, Baseline, CRN, ComputerWorld and Digital Review.