EDS set to protect mobile data

Tuesday, 8 July 2003, 8:48 AM EST

The company said its new service, Mobile Information Protection, allows companies to back up data on mobile devices automatically, as well as to restore lost or damaged information.

"As employee productivity becomes even more dependent on mobile computing platforms, corporate information assets are at greater risk of loss or theft," Sandi Scullen, global leader of EDS' Intelligent Storage Services unit, said in a statement. EDS is based in Plano, Texas.

Disaster recovery is one of the brighter fields in a gloomy technology-spending environment. The market research firm IDC said in a report last year that the backup recovery services market would grow from $3 billion in 2001 to $4.2 billion in 2006, for an annual growth rate of 6.9 percent.

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