The Promise of DRaaS
Whatever the company size or industry, the truth is that your business can’t afford downtime but traditional DR strategy investments have been difficult to justify.
Most organizations try to protect only mission critical applications, leaving second-tier, but still valuable, systems vulnerable to extended outages. It’s hard to justify improving your disaster recovery capabilities when you’re under pressure to cut IT costs and when DRaaS is seen as an expensive insurance policy.
There has been a direct correlation between speed of recovery and cost – the faster you wanted to recover, the more it’s going to cost you. But are cloud-based DR solutions a way to achieve the recovery capabilities of advanced DR services at a more affordable price? Leveraging the cloud for disaster recovery gives small and medium-sized business the same capabilities that larger companies have had for years, as well as offering all organizations a cost-saving solution that will meet business requirements while reducing the time, money, and resources expended.
With DRaaS, disaster recovery becomes much more cost-effective with significantly faster recovery times. Now, let’s compare DRaaS to more traditional DR approaches: