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More Than One In Three Small Businesses Spend More Time Tidying Their Desks Than Backing Up Their Data

AVG Technologies study reveals most small businesses still failing to appreciate true value of their data
AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Most small businesses are still failing to appreciate the true value of their data after a new study released today by Internet and mobile security company AVG Technologies N.V.

(NYSE: AVG) revealed that 37% of small business owners and managers spend more time tidying their desks or ordering new business cards (21 percent) than they do on data backup.

The researchi, which surveyed more than 500 small business owners and managers in North America, showed that while many (75 percent) do rely on automated backup systems, a significant number, around 1-in-4 (24 percent) do not insist that employees back up at least once a week. This is in spite of the fact that