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Media Kit: 2012 AT&T Business Continuity Study

2012 AT&T Business
Continuity Study
 

Disaster planning, risk management, recovery preparedness and
communications readiness.

 

Summary of Survey

Summary of Survey

For more than ten years, AT&T has surveyed IT executives from business and organizations throughout the United States, as well as in select markets globally, to measure current trends and views on business continuity and disaster recovery preparedness. The survey respondents belong to companies with total revenues of more than $25 million.

AT&T offers a wide array of business continuity services, encompassing disaster planning, risk management, recovery preparedness and communications readiness. AT&T Business Continuity Services are comprehensive, providing customers with business-impact analysis, risk assessments, enterprise hosting, cloud computing and application services, a full continuum of storage solutions, high-availability network solutions and network and IT security solutions.

National Study Results

National Study Results

As the nation readies itself for the upcoming 2012 Hurricane Season despite a below average forecast, businesses and organizations have evolved their business continuity and disaster recovery plans to include mobile security services in the effort of protecting their IT infrastructure.

A recent study by AT&T* found that:

  • 83 percent of executives indicated that the planning and implementation of a business continuity plan as being a priority for their businesses and organizations - a 12% increase over last year’s national survey.
  • Six out of ten (60%) invest in mobile security services with the majority (69%) indicating potential security breaches as the most pressing concern.

Full details on the national study results can be found here.

In addition, AT&T has provided year over year study results here.

Key findings from the study include:

  • 52 percent of IT executives surveyed anticipated the spending for mobile security services to increase.
  • 86 percent already have a business continuity plan in place in the event of a disaster or threat — up - 8% increase in over the past five years.
Local Survey Markets

Local Survey Markets

The 2012 AT&T Business Continuity Study is based on an online survey of 500 Information Technology (IT) executives in five U.S. metropolitan areas. For more information on the results of these individual markets, click on the links below.

Previous Study Results

Previous Study Results

Over the past ten years, we've surveyed IT executives from companies nationwide to get their views on disaster planning and business continuity trends.

2011 Business Continuity Study View the results of the 2011 Business Continuity Study

2008 Business Continuity Study View the results of our 2010 Business Continuity Study

2008 Business Continuity Study View the results of our 2009 Business Continuity Study