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Optimize your failover and recovery with DRaaS

Given the pricing, speed and flexibility benefits, it's no wonder that organizations are turning to disaster recovery as a service for their data protection needs. DRaaS is cost-effective and reliable, and offers an approachable method of moving DR operations to the cloud.

To fully reap the benefits of DRaaS and to optimize your failover and recovery experience, it's critical to do your research and select the provider and options best suited to your company's size and budget. Do you prefer to be hands-on or let someone else take the lead? Would your company's internal resources and expertise lend themselves to a self-service offering? These are just some of the questions you should ask when evaluating DRaaS provider options.

This handbook gathers expert advice on how to select the best DRaaS offering for your organization, key questions to ask before committing to a vendor and reasons why you should make the change to disaster recovery as a service.

There is no one-size-fits-all option when it comes to DRaaS, so understanding the nuances between the various approaches will make a huge difference in the benefits you receive.

  • 3 types of DRaaS: Which approach is best?

    Your disaster recovery-as-a-service strategy needs to consider not only business needs but your IT staff's capabilities. Options range from full-on help to do-it-yourself DRaaS.

  • How to evaluate DRaaS providers

    DR-as-a-service providers need to be vetted properly to ensure that the services you have purchased are deliverable and meet expectations during a disaster.

  • DRaaS benefits that make ditching traditional DR worth it

    The benefits of disaster recovery as a service include lower cost, enhanced reliability and streamlined administration. It's no wonder that more organizations are being drawn to it.