Backup Lesson Learned the Hard Way

As fate would have it I came across this article about backup’s lost. The Alaska Dept of Revenue spent over $200,000 and six weeks recreating data that was lost when a hard drive and backup hard drive were reformatted, and backup tapes were unreadable.

Here’s the story: http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/03/20/america/NA-GEN-US-Lost-Data.php