Businesses can’t ask where they want to be in five years without considering where they want their tech to be as well.
More than 23,000 technology professionals are assembling in Chicago's McCormack Place this week for Microsoft Ignite: the software giant's biggest, baddest conference yet for the IT professional community. This conference covers the entire spectrum of Microsoft's Enterprise and education product offerings, replacing separate events for Exchange, Lync, Sharepoint and TechEd.
- The average North American Enterprise and SMB company suffers at least 10 hours of IT downtime per year.
- The average cost of data center downtime across industries is $5,600 per minute
- 60% of on-site disasters are actually due to human error
- More than half of American enterprises don't have a good disaster recovery plan... but implementing one for your small to medium-sized business can be a relatively simple - and cost-effective - process, thanks to hybrid cloud backup technology: