ESG Research shows only 38% of organizations have a formal process to back up the endpoint devices employees use to do their jobs.

Gone are the days when protecting data meant simply backing up the corporate file server. The IT landscape has shifted, and now data is ever-more distributed. IT organizations are responsible for data protection regardless of device type or owner. If it's company data, IT must protect it.

Read as Jason Buffington, senior analyst at ESG, discusses the evolution and quandary of distributed data caused by BYOD and mobile workforce policies. You'll also learn important considerations that reveal the differences between consumer- and enterprise-grade backup.

Wherever It Goes, Data on Employee Endpoint Devices Demands Corporate Protection

"The team that ensures protection of file servers, e-mail services and other application platforms is also responsible for protecting organizational data residing on endpoint devices."

Jason Buffington, ESG Senior Analyst

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