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Jun 7 2017   8:05PM GMT

disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

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Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Generally, full-service DRaaS works well for SMBs. A software-only approach, with customers renting cloud space, is more economical for larger enterprises.” – Jim O’Reilly

Learning Center
Beware of hidden gotchas in DR-as-a-service options
The DR-as-a-service market is so competitive, and the available options so varied, that it can be tough for IT decision makers to make a selection.

A guide to a better cloud disaster recovery plan
A cloud disaster recovery plan allows organizations to cope with service interruptions while staying within their modest DR budgets.

Match disaster recovery as a service providers to business needs
When analyzing disaster recovery as a service providers, you should break your environment into multiple recovery groups to promote better performance.

Using a DRaaS provider could bring unexpected costs
Putting your data in the hands of a DRaaS provider is an appealing option, but it also comes with its own risks and costs.

Disaster recovery methods: Legacy DR vs. the cloud
Disaster recovery methods vary dramatically. Legacy DR may not cut it anymore. Following a TCO review, a shift to DRaaS could be in order.

Trending Terms
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Writing for Business
The point of disaster recovery is the same for both large enterprises and _________ need to stay in business.
a. SMBs: They
b. SMBs; they

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