Many organizations now use a cloud recovery service for their DR. This disaster recovery as a service, or DRaaS, is especially helpful for small and medium-sized businesses looking for a cheaper and simpler offering than traditional, on-premises DR.
There's a lot to understand in the cloud recovery service market, and organizations should have a firm grasp on the technology before implementing it. Bandwidth, security, latency and licensing are among the concerns that need to be addressed. Even cost can be an issue -- continuing to operate in the cloud after a disaster can quickly become expensive.
In the face of cloud DR, enterprises may stick with their traditional disaster recovery setup, citing a previous large investment and uneasiness at taking on a technology that is still quite new. But DRaaS vendors are growing in number and also expanding their services.
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