Back to the blog OwnBackup Insights 2017 State of Salesforce Backup.png
OwnBackup's latest insights, collected at Dreamforce 2017 from over 1,000 respondents, uncovered the true state of Salesforce data backup and recovery. Click here to download the infographic.

Companies Unprepared for Salesforce Data Loss.png

The survey results showed that most companies using Salesforce are unprepared for a data loss. In fact, 88 percent have no comprehensive backup and recovery process, even though 24 percent have experienced a Salesforce data loss. Since it is human nature to hold off on changes until something bad happens, like a data loss, these results may not be surprising. Unfortunately, our results only found a 4 percent difference between most companies and those that have lost data...

Companies who have experienced a Salesforce data loss but still have no backup plan.png

84 percent of companies have not learned from previous data loss or corruption. Most companies still have no comprehensive process for backup and recovery, even if they already experienced a data loss.

How does data loss and corruption occur in Salesforce? Here are the top causes of Salesforce data loss:

Causes of Salesforce Data Loss.png

Accidental deletion, with 34 percent of the responses, was by far the most common cause of Salesforce data loss. Another frequent cause was bad code (23 percent). Tied for last place, but certainly just as deadly, was rogue integrations (5 percent) and malicious employees (5 percent). 

Do you have an effective Salesforce data backup and recovery process in place to protect your company against the villains of data loss and corruption?
Click here to request a free demo of OwnBackup to learn more about our comprehensive data protection solutions.