While hard disk failures and failed IT policies may be the cause, the real risk your business is running by not properly securing your critical business data is the of risk huge losses. Whether it is large sums you have to spend on expensive data recovery processes or lost income due to lost competitive position, legal issues or bad customer experiences, data loss will make you pay.
Research shows that 96% of all business workstations aren't being backed up, even though the average loss due to a stolen laptop is estimated at $61,881 and 15% of all laptops either gets stolen or suffer hard drive failures. No wonder 60% of companies that lose their data end up closing down within six months. Data lost is money lost – it’s as simple as that.