A disaster is defined as an unforeseen event that can significantly put the organization at risk by interfering with that organizations ability to properly run their operations.
Disasters can come in multiple forms from naturally occurring such as fires and floods to hardware failures and power outages.
Disasters can also come in non-physical form such as cyberattacks on a business’s IT infrastructure.
Disaster Recovery is the process of regaining access to data that was lost in a disaster, so operations can resume to normal as quickly as possible.
Disaster Recovery response typically follows a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems.
Disaster Recovery as a Service involves third-party cloud based replication and hosting to provide full recovery in the event of a disaster, whether it is a natural occurrence or a cyber attack.
This enables organizations to continue their daily business processes while the primary system undergoes repairs
This service is ideal for organizations that do not have the necessary expertise to provision, configure and test an effective disaster recovery plan.
Disasters can have long lasting effects on a business.
When data loss occurs, your entire business is at risk. Critical systems are shut down, employees are unable to work and all operations come to a halt.
With each minute that goes by, costs and losses continue to go up.
If your business isn’t able to recover quickly enough, it may never recover at all.
Depending on the size of the business, each hour of downtime can range from thousands to millions of dollars.’
DRaaS focuses on a short point recovery. This means that the data restored will be as close to it’s current “now” state as possible.
Implementing DRaaS in your organizations starts by finding a reputable and reliable service provider.
Some key things to consider when choosing a provider are:
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