In the week we launched Cloud Recovery into AWS, Sungard AS contributed to a Networking Plus article.
In summary we said, yes, cloud based recovery is great for some workloads. It's great for young businesses with contemporary, virtual IT. And it's a part solution for mature businesses with complex hybrid IT.
Cloud based applications and environments like other IT environments do go down. However there is often the assumption that it's all backed and recoverable. That's not always the case, unless you make it so and have the time and resources to make it happen.
That's why we are now offering a fully managed recovery into AWS with near zero RPO and an RTO from 15 minutes.
Follow the link below to see what other commentators had to say about Cloud Based Recovery in Networking Plus.
XaaS providers are most likely to be relatively new businesses or ones with standardised contemporary IT. As such, he says it is highly probable that their systems will be based on virtual or cloud platforms and not constrained by legacy infrastructure found in more mature enterprises. “You have therefore done away with a great deal of potential recovery complexity and conflicts, and enabled the automation of recovery.”