WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Syncsort, a global leader in data protection software solutions, is excited to announce that it will be celebrating World Backup Day to help raise awareness about the importance of protecting data. Celebrated on March 31st, World Backup Day is an annual event that aims to educate consumers and companies about the importance of regular data backups to prevent data loss.
According to IDC, the amount of data being stored is more than doubling every two years, and could increase nearly 50 times by 2020. With data growing so rapidly, it is critical that people are aware of the implications of data loss and know what steps to take to ensure their data is properly protected.
In honor of World Backup Day, Syncsort is hosting a Tweetchat on Thursday, March 29 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. EDT with Enterprise Strategy Group Senior Analyst Jason Buffington. During this virtual event, Syncsort experts will be available on Twitter to jumpstart the conversation and share their ideas on the impact that trends like Big Data, virtualization and cloud computing are having on data protection today.
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"World Backup Day is a great reminder for organizations to revisit their backup and recovery strategies and evaluate whether they are truly meeting today's challenges around important industry trends like virtualization and Big Data," said Frank Jablonski, director of Marketing, Data Protection, Syncsort. "Having the right data protection solution in place can help enterprises avoid data loss, reduce complexity and minimize costs."
Syncsort is a global software company that helps the world's most successful organizations rethink the economics of data. Syncsort provides record-setting data performance and rapid time to value through easy to use data integration and data protection solutions. With over 15,000 deployments, Syncsort has transformed decision making and delivered more profitable results to thousands of customers worldwide. For more information visit: www.syncsort.com.