SOURCE: Vision Solutions, Inc.

Vision Solutions, Inc.

January 21, 2015 13:15 ET

IT Resilience More Important Than Ever as the Demand for Data Expands Across All Platforms

Vision Solutions' Seventh Annual State of Resilience Report Dives Into Industry Trends for 2015

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 21, 2015) - Vision Solutions Inc., a leading provider of disaster recovery, high availability and migration software and services, announced today its Seventh Annual State of Resilience Report. In addition, the company will conduct a live webcast on Jan. 22 detailing the results of the research.

Entitled "The Future of IT: Migrations, Protection & Recovery Insights," the report highlights trends, opportunities and challenges for IT and business leaders alike. The report will be publicly available following tomorrow's global webinar.

 "As companies forecast IT spending in 2015 and beyond, including making decisions around talent acquisition, outsourcing or infrastructure changes, they must consider areas of vulnerability both known and yet unforeseen related to critical business data," said Vision Solutions Chief Technology Officer Alan Arnold. "What we've uncovered with our research in the State of Resilience Report is that companies are insufficiently prepared to provide resilience for their IT systems, particularly in light of the prevalence of hybrid data centers and the acceleration of cloud adoption. The importance of ensuring availability, protection and synchronization of data across diverse platforms cannot be understated." (Tweet this)

Highlights include:

  • Nearly 75 percent of respondents have not calculated the hourly cost of downtime for their business (Tweet this)
  • For those who experienced a storage failure, nearly 50 percent lost data in the process due to insufficient disaster recovery methods or practices (Tweet this)
  • Nearly two thirds of those surveyed said they delayed an important data migration for fear of downtime or lack of resources (Tweet this)
  • Hosted private cloud is still the most prevalent cloud environment at 57 percent usage; hybrid cloud adoption lags at 32 percent with room to grow (Tweet this)
  • Despite the growing popularity of cloud, nearly two thirds state they do not have high availability or disaster recovery protection in place for their data once it is in the cloud (Tweet this)

The report combines findings from five industry-wide surveys of more than 3,000 IT professionals. Vision Solutions divided the surveys into the following categories: high availability/disaster recovery, migration, data sharing and cloud computing. In addition, a separate executive insights survey provides a better understanding of how IT leadership perceives the state of IT compared to other IT professionals closer to the front lines.

"In order to address the many challenges presented by exploding data growth, businesses must invest in better data protection," said Vision Solutions Vice President of Sales Engineering Henry Martinez. "Importantly, these solutions must be agile enough to minimize system disruptions, support emerging technologies and provide the flexibility to operate in any combination of physical, virtual and cloud platforms and storage environments. This is a critical foundation for IT resilience and business success in the future." (Tweet this)

For more information, view the complete 2015 State of Resilience Report. (Tweet this)

For a more detailed analysis of the results, tune into Vision Solutions' State of Resilience Report webcast tomorrow, Jan. 22 at 10 am CST. Click here to register.

To learn more about Vision Solutions' migration, HA/DR and data sharing solutions, visit the company's website.

About Vision Solutions (

Vision Solutions is the premier provider of software solutions designed to protect data, minimize downtime and maximize data center resources. It is the only company to deliver workload migrations, high availability, disaster recovery and data sharing -- across multiple operating systems, on any hardware and in any physical, virtual or Cloud-based environment. Its solutions perform near-zero downtime migration of data, applications and systems and utilize real-time replication to prevent data loss. And its software enables different database platforms to seamlessly share and consolidate data in real-time. Vision Solutions has been serving enterprises and managed service providers for over 25 years through our portfolio of Double-Take®, MIMIX® and iTERA® product brands.