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Infographic: How data protection has changed

Exactly 25 people will have their data wiped out by the time you finish reading this sentence, according to a new video.

Exactly 25 people will have their data wiped out by the time you finish reading this sentence.

A new video infographic from data protection company Storage Pipe illustrates how data protection has changed in the last few years.

Along with it are some compelling statistics, such as:

  • Your hard drive has a 1 in 10 chance of failing this year
  • Human error and faulty media are the two leading causes of critical data loss
  • One-third of companies test their backups less than once per year
  • Just 1 in 20 companies that suffer a serious data loss incident will manage to remain in business

Here's the 1 minute, 30 second video:

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