The State of Enterprise Backup
According to IDC, the volume of digital content is expected to grow to 2.7 zettabytes (ZB) in 2012. That's a 48 percent increase from 2011.
And while information volumes are skyrocketing, our customers' IT budgets are not keeping pace. In fact, in many cases they may be shrinking this year. Today's on-demand mentality and 24/7 business model also means their users want instant access to their data and applications.
Our customers are under tremendous pressure to protect more information with fewer resources, while meeting tighter SLAs. In fact, a recent Symantec survey of more than 1,400 IT professionals worldwide found that49 percent of respondents could not meet SLAs due to too much data.
Virtualization is also creating new complexity and additional...