Yes, you can lose data in the cloud!
Our friends at Backupify recently conducted a study, Protecting Data in the Cloud: The Truth About SaaS Backup, which revealed some very interesting results based on how IT perceives the safety and security of their cloud-resident data.
54% of IT professionals have implemented some form of SaaS applications
81% of IT pros that use or plan to use SaaS apps categorize the data stored in their SaaS apps as “very to extremely important”
52% of IT pros don’t currently back up their SaaS data (or even plan to)
79% of IT pros believe their SaaS application is being backed up by their solution provider
1 out of 3 companies using SaaS lose data
47% of SaaS data loss occurs from end-user deletion
17% of SaaS data loss occurs when an employee overwrites data
13% of SaaS data loss occurs when a hacker deletes data
47% of IT pros back up SaaS data with a manual export
15% of IT pros back up SaaS data with cloud-to-cloud backup
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Note: This post is based on a Backupify Blog Post, which you can see here.