Survey Reveals that 43% of Companies Have No Disaster Recovery Plan in Place

Leading IT services provider, MJ Flood Technology, and CA, the world’s leading IT management software company, today announced the results of a survey which reveals that Irish organisations are risking business-critical information loss, by failing to implement disaster recovery planning and best practice in data backup.

The survey shows that 43 per cent of companies have no disaster recovery plan in place while one quarter admit to storing backup media in a location which is not fireproof.  Almost one third of respondents said they have never performed a test restore on their data, and 39 per cent acknowledge problems trying to retrieve and restore data from backup.

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