An Outlook Report from Storage Strategies NOW

Cloud-based disaster recovery (DR), also known as Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), presents a significant opportunity for companies of all sizes to save money on or expand DR capabilities. DRaaS offers substantially more benefits than traditional DR strategies, including:

  • Reduced complexity
  • Quicker recovery configuration and processes
  • Lower costs through better allocation of resources, reduced capital expenditures and less upfront financial risk
  • Self-service capabilities that enable the effective governance of data

Compelling economic and efficiency arguments have caused more and more companies throughout the world to weigh options for adopting a DRaaS plan that assures timely restoration of IT software and services in the event of a downtime event.

This report covers the history of DRaaS, common and uncommon features and capabilities of DRaaS and best practices for companies looking to evaluate and implement DRaaS solutions.