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Ca Additional Research Charts

  1. 1. CA – Recovery Management Research Overview
  2. 2. Research overview >ENGAGE, Gyro’s online research panel, was used to investigate the opinions of IT decision makers in relation to the area of data protection, storage and recovery. • Business profile • 500+ Employees; Turnover $250 - $1billion; All sectors • Areas of responsibility • Data protection, storage and recovery • Respondents • 367 from across the main European markets
  3. 3. Business drivers Question: What are the main factors driving your organisation's strategies in the area of data recovery management? Please look at the list below and select the THREE most important to you only. Other Risk mitigation by ensuring availability of critical business data Reducing complexity Meeting business continuity requirements e.g. RTO (Recovery Time Objectives Reducing costs Need to consolidate data from remotre offices, branches and other business locations Growing Government compliance and regulation requirements Increasing business value of data under management Countinuing growth in the amount of data under management 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%
  4. 4. Back-up frequency Question: In general how often do you back-up data (e.g. from Microsoft Exchange applications) in a day? Please select one answer: Don't know Other Every hour Twice a day Once a day 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%
  5. 5. Recovering data faster Question: How beneficial would it be to you and your organisation to be able to recover data from any point in the past faster and with more ease? Don't know No benefit Of little benefit Quite beneficial 91% Very beneficial today 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% 45% 50%
  6. 6. Buying criteria Question: Please look at the following list of vendor selling points (for Recovery Management solutions) and indicate how important each one is to you and your business. Assign different levels of protection to different types of data and Better meet business Build on existing recovery Back-up data applications dependent continuity requirements Enable end-user file and back-up continuously rather than their value to the such as RTO (Recovery Make it easier to recover retrieval – without IT infrastructure at set points in time business Time Objectives) data and applications intervention investments Very important 33% 36% 31% 57% 25% 27% Important 48% 59% 48% 37% 40% 54% Un-important 18% 3% 20% 5% 30% 14% Very un-important 1% 2% 1% 1% 5% 2% Reduce complexity of Improve data and existing recovery and Meet compliance and application recovery Enable disaster recovery Reduce data protection back-up infrastructure regulation requirements times testing and simulation costs Very important 35% 48% 38% 35% 34% Important 53% 35% 51% 42% 48% Un-important 10% 15% 11% 22% 16% Very un-important 2% 3% 1% 1% 2%
  7. 7. CDP – awareness levels Question: How much do you know about the area of CDP (Continuous Data Protection) software and solutions? Please look at the statements below and select the most appropriate ones: I have not heard of CDP and do not know what it can do for me or my organisation 50% I have heard of CDP but am not that clear on the benefits of such solutions I have heard of CDP and clearly understand its benefits but do not expect my organisation to deploy such solutions in the next 12 months I have heard of CDP, clearly understand its benefits and expect that my organisation will deploy such solutions within the next 50% 12-months I have heard of CDP, clearly understand its benefits and my organisation has already deployed CDP software in our storage (back-up and recovery) environment 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40%
  8. 8. CDP – attractiveness Question: Industry bodies describe Continuous data protection (CDP) as “a methodology that continuously captures or tracks data modifications and stores changes independent of the primary data, enabling recovery points from any point in the past.” How beneficial would it be to you and your organisation to be able to back-up data continuously rather than at designated times (back-up windows)? Please select the most appropriate answer Don't know No benefit Of little benefit Quite beneficial Very beneficial 91% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60%