Survey shows that many organizations’ disaster recovery plans lack maturity

Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2022 08:25

Arcserve has released key findings from a global research study that shows that many organizations are failing to effectively test and update disaster recovery plans; and also identified difficulties in achieving recovery targets.

The research was conducted by Dimensional Research on behalf of Arcserve and received responses from 1,121 IT decision-makers. The survey was fielded in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada.

Key findings include:

Florian Malecki, executive vice president, marketing at Arcserve commented: "Our annual survey reinforces the business imperative for organizations to implement a data resilience strategy that incorporates mature data backup and disaster recovery plans. We live in a world of growing ransomware attacks and frequent natural disasters. Any downtime from data loss can be destructive for a business from impacting sales to losing customer loyalty."