Open Source Storage: 49 Tools for Backup and Recovery

Post by Cynthia Harvey (thank you)

For most medium to large companies, experiencing a single hour of downtime costs more than $100,000, and for a smaller group, the costs are likely to exceed one million dollars. With potential losses like these, it’s no wonder that enterprises invest heavily in backup and recovery solutions that can get them back up and running quickly.

For small businesses and home users, losing the data on computer systems can be equally catastrophic (though not quite so costly). A hard drive crash may mean the loss of decades of family photos, important business reports, tax forms and other files that are difficult or impossible to replace. Without a recovery solution in place, it might take days or even weeks to repair the damage.

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