Protecting Data in the Cloud: The Truth about SaaS Backup

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Backupify teamed up with IT community Spiceworks to produce a piece of research focused on how today's IT departments back up data in their SaaS applications. This slide deck reveals some surprising stats on how IT professionals deal with data in the cloud.

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Protecting Data in the Cloud: The Truth about SaaS Backup

  1. 1. THE Daniel Stevenson, VP Business Development | daniel@backupify.com ABOUT SAAStruth backup
  2. 2. WHAT WE DO Simple, automated, secure backup of your cloud data
  3. 3. Calendar Salesforce Sites Drive Gmail Contacts …and more coming soon BACK UP allYOUR SAAS DATA
  4. 4. $131Billion $677 Billion 2016 2013 EXPLOSIVE GROWTH FOR THE CLOUD Gartner Research "Forecast Overview: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011-2016, 4Q12 Update." February 2013
  5. 5. SURVEY BACKGROUND TOTAL SURVEY SIZE: MORE THAN 200 I.T. PROFESSIONALS LOCATION OF RESPONDENTS: U.S. COMPANY SIZE:
  6. 6. SAAS APPLICATIONS ARE COMING TO AN OFFICE NEAR YOU 54% of I.T. pros have implemented some form of SaaS applications 14% plan to implement SaaS apps in the next 6 months
  7. 7. THE MOST COMMON SAAS APPLICATIONS INCLUDE:
  8. 8. of I.T. pros that use or plan to use SaaS apps categorize the data stored in their SaaS apps as “very to extremely important” 81%
  9. 9. half OF I.T. PROS DON’T BACK UP THEIR SAAS DATA (or even plan to) what’s backup?
  10. 10. But why?!
  11. 11. read the fine print YOUR SAAS PROVIDER MAY NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BACKING UP YOUR DATA
  12. 12. 1 out of 3 COMPANIES USING SAAS LOSE DATA
  13. 13. 47% End-user delete 17% Employee overwrote data 13% Hacker delete 10% Ended SaaS service 7% Application overwrote another 7% Malicious delete why SAAS DATA LOSS HAPPENS
  14. 14. how I.T. PROS BACK UP SAAS DATA 28% Through SaaS provider’s API 47% Manual export 15% Cloud-to-cloud backup vendor 25% Other
  15. 15. how I.T. PROS BACK UP SAAS DATA 28% Through SaaS provider’s API 47% Manual export 15% Cloud-to-cloud backup vendor 25% Other time-consuming and cumbersome for I.T. pros
  16. 16. how I.T. PROS BACK UP SAAS DATA 28% Through SaaS provider’s API 47% Manual export 15% Cloud-to-cloud backup vendor 25% Other requires advanced coding expertise
  17. 17. how I.T. PROS BACK UP SAAS DATA 28% Through SaaS provider’s API 47% Manual export 15% Cloud-to-cloud backup vendor 25% Other saves time and money
  18. 18. SO, what’s CLOUD-TO-CLOUD BACKUP? “Cloud-to-cloud backup providers offer an automated and simplified way to backup copies of your critical data from one cloud to another.” – Rachel Dines, Forrester Research Forrester Research "Back Up Your Critical Cloud Data Before Its Too Late" February 2014
  19. 19. WHAT I.T. PROS LOOK FOR IN A BACKUP PROVIDER Security Automated Backups Centralized Management Cost Local Downloads One-Click Restore Search Intuitive Online Archives Full Account Export Cloud Storage
  20. 20. to sum it up
  21. 21. 54% of IT pros are using some form of SaaS applications and companies are storing more data than ever in cloud apps
  22. 22. and
  23. 23. 81% of companies categorize this data as “very to extremely important”
  24. 24. but
  25. 25. 52% of companies aren’t backing up the data in their SaaS applications
  26. 26. so
  27. 27. cloud-to-cloud CONSIDER A BACKUP SOLUTION AS AN I.T. BEST PRACTICE TO PROTECT COMPANY DATA
  28. 28. PROTECTING OVER 1.5PETABYTES OF DATA INCLUDING 5.1BILLION E-MAILS FOR OVER 7,000 COMPANIES WHAT WE DO
  29. 29. questions?

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