DRaaS: The Easier Antidote to Downtime

DRaaS: The Easier Antidote to Downtime

Issue Summary

Increased technology dependence has returned significant dividends, but also significant risk. Research shows 40 percent of businesses affected by natural or man-made disasters never recover. This has CEOs taking a closer look at their disaster recovery plans to ensure their businesses do not collapse in the aftermath of a systems failure or interruption. For many, disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) is an attractive option. This Digital Issue looks at the opportunity for solutions providers to address this growing demand.

Table of Contents

  • The Impact of Downtime
  • Causes of Downtime
  • The Case for DRaaS
  • The Channel Opportunity

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Identify the top causes for business downtime – surprisingly, weather-related natural disasters are not No. 1.
  • Understand the limits of traditional DR solutions and how cloud-based services compare.
  • Learn what to look for in a DRaaS provider.