Backup and Restore. Recovery and Business continuity.
Disastrous events are unpredictable. So what do you need to do to make sure you stay ahead of any potential disaster? First, you'll most likely need some sort of Cloud back up and restoration solution. Backups can be performed daily/nightly, usually one per day.
Next, you'll need to consider whether you need "recovery". A recovery solution is needed when disaster strikes and you need a fully restored working system (and not just bits and parts that comprise your system). For recovery solutions, you'll want to understand your the full range of RPO and RTO requirements, including everything from a comprehensive consultation to managed daily backups to SAN/VM replication.
The key is to match your application and system recovery needs with the most appropriate DR solution.
The percentage of businesses that do not re-open after a major disaster according to the US Small Business Department. CA found that 56% of North American enterprises did not have a comprehensive DR plan in place.
A business or “continuous availability” solution that includes spanned networking technology, a virtualized storage layer that extends across the two locations, and applications that can operate in two diverse locations – focused on enterprises that absolution positively must have 100% uptime.