If you are currently using the cloud to back up your datacenter, great.
If not, perhaps now is a good time to a look at the costs and benefits of this service.

Data is doubling every two years, with some projecting that it will reach 44 zettabytes, or 44 trillion gigabytes, by 2020. In a traditional datacenter environment, backups are typically made to tape or disk, then transported to a secure offsite location.

These media are then used in the event of a disaster where your datacenter, or a portion of it needs to be restored. We tend to think of these disasters as fire, flood, and other weather-related events.

The truth is, a disaster can be due to a loss of communications, a massive failure in datacenter hardware, sabotage, or a significantly corrupted set of data that cannot be recovered. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Leave a Reply