A closer look at cloud-based disaster recovery solutions

In the wake of the recent natural disasters that have occurred in Asia, CIOs are scrambling to ensure that their companies are prepared when disaster strikes. Most companies agree that a sudden unexpected outage can wreak major damage in terms of compromised data or lost business, yet many do not have in place adequate disaster recovery (DR) plans, equipment and infrastructure to support a rapid and effective response.

This white paper explores how disaster recovery solutions can now be deployed through the cloud, with the recent emergence of virtualization and cloud technologies.  Such solutions cover the whole range of eventualities, from simply duplicating data by sending files to the cloud as a form of backup to creating a private link between a customer’s site and their remote dedicated cloud infrastructure including redundant, standby resources for a complete business continuity plan.”

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