Did you know that the “Toy Story 2” movie was almost completely lost? Not long before its release, Pixar Animation Studios suffered one of the most famous data losses in history – losing most of the source files of the upcoming film.
Pixar had a backup – a traditional solution saving a copy of data to tape. However, when the engineers tried to restore the data, the tapes failed. The movie was eventually saved by locating a stray copy of the files on the home workstation of Supervising Technical Director, Galyn Susman.
For Pixar, the outdated traditional backup solution had failed in its main objective – protecting the data.
How can you avoid a similar situation and make sure your backup solution will protect your digital assets now and in the future? Here are three priorities to consider in a professional-grade data protection solution.
1. Increased Protection