Thousands of Gmail email accounts have been accidentally wiped this week – proving even the big companies need backups.
Not only emails, but users have reported that their contacts have gone missing too. In a statement, Google said: “This is affecting less than .08% of our Gmail user base, and we’ve already fixed the problem for some individuals.”
Google eventually “found” the missing email and contacts – from a very handy backup. A lesson to us all about the importance of a reliable backup method in business.
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