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Disaster Recovery Horror Story #2: What do Ants and Disaster Recovery have in Common?

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According to the “2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey,” 50% of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMB) have no disaster recovery plan in place.  Of the businesses, that do have a disaster recovery plan in place, 80% don’t have a reliable backup solution. So what’s keeping 80% of businesses from protecting their critical data? Well, at least 41% of SMBs just do not think it is important.

Let’s take a look at another company that didn’t think disaster recovery was important…

Disaster Recovery Horror Story #2: What do Ants and Disaster Recovery have in Common?

In 2007, a photographer in Thailand noticed a trail of ants. He followed this trail only to discover the ants had made their home in his external hard drive. So, the photographer did what anyone would do. He grabbed his bottle of ant spray and sprayed his pesky hard drive inhabitants.

The ants didn’t make it, and neither did the drive or the data.

Unfortunately, the photographer did not have any sort of disaster recovery plan in place and, as a result, lost all of his important business data.

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