Mozy by EMC

Key Criteria in Selecting a Cloud Backup Provider Built to Last

Cloud services are having a transformation effect on IT in all areas. Data backup is no exception. Businesses and consumers alike are procuring backup storage capacity and functions from public cloud service providers in increasing volumes. The success and sustainability of those deployments, however, is dependent on the capabilities of the cloud service provider. This Whitepaper identifies the key criteria that businesses should use in evaluating a cloud backup provider as well as how Mozy by EMC addresses these requirements.

  • Identify six categories -- from financial strength to SLAs -- that should be part of any due diligence.
  • Learn seven key security and privacy practices providers employ to protect data.
  • Discover six best practices for data management.

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International Data Corporation (IDC) is a premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.