WHO SHOULD USE DATA SAFEGUARD BACKUP?
Business owners, be it small, medium or large need to protect their data and the output of their employees as much as they need to protect any other part of their business - equipment, buildings or products.
AT HOME: PLEASURE
Photos, music, emails....all of these things are often forgotten when we talk 'data'. But sometimes these things are the most important of all. Memories cannot be replaced after theft, fire or system failure - but they can be backed up!
AT HOME: WORK
Whether it's you taking work home or the kids and their school or uni work - backing up data could save someone a lot of heartache. Hard disk failure (which will happen eventually), overwriting or accidentally deleting files sometimes cannot be avoided but there is no excuse for not backing your own hard work up.
The IT industry in 2003 had a total of 25,516 registered businesses or companies (source:Aust Bureau of Statistics) . This represents billions of dollars worth of data, business information, systems and application every year...often not backed up.
Conveyancers specialising in property law find themselves dealing with legal documentation electronically more than ever. They need to be ready with protected, backed up information for their own clients' needs.
There are about 70,000 employing retail businesses in Australia. In 2000–01 they transacted some $150 billion of business. With this size of revenue, you need to make sure you can track, measure and analyse this data over time - never risking its loss.
(source: ABS Jan2002)
BUILDING/ DESIGN INDUSTRY
The Building and Construction Industry is an integral component of Australia's wel being and progress. (source: abs). More and more, the industry is relying on technology (e.g. CAD)
Data used and backed up by these industries is vital not only to the business itself but also for the quality and safety of our homes and infrastructure.
PRIMARY PRODUCER - RURAL
Agriculture and farming are responding to the challenges of this century, including the opportunities of the global marketplace -via the use of technology.
Draw on historical data, growth yields and results signals an increasing need for secure and accesible data.