How many backup apps do you have?

How many backup apps do you have?

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Most Storage readers have multiple backup applications in-house, although the largest group (41%) still use only...

one. The main reason to use multiple backup applications: 37% of the time, it's a consequence of business activities like a merger or an acquisition. The next most common reason is platform support, followed by features. There were no surprises as to which five backup applications are most commonly used, although users who selected "Other" listed an additional 43 separate backup packages!

How many backup apps does your company use?
Why do you use multiple applications?
Which backup application(s) do you use?

This was first published in November 2005

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