Mission Critical, August 31st, 2018
It makes sense, of course. Nobody wants to even think about a disaster happening to their company. Add the fact that the common DR policy of building and managing a secondary data center — or data centers — to house data in case something happens to your primary data centers is inefficient at best. At worst, it is a costly burden that takes already squeezed IT teams away from more business-critical tasks.
Amid these challenges, many companies simply aren’t prepared for an event that affects their data and workloads. With the advent of the cloud, however, the options for disaster recovery have opened up significantly, and they can be much better both for your IT department and your bottom line. With options like edge computing and cloud-forward colocation, organizations of all sizes can now find efficient, cost-effective options for DR — options that leave you more secure and more prepared.
Here are three important things to consider as you travel down the hybrid cloud DR path.