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From data security breaches to natural disasters, one must have a plan in place in case of a catastrophe. Not having a disaster recovery plan in place can put an organization at risk of high financial costs, reputation loss and even greater risks for its clients and customers. No business is invulnerable to IT disasters, but speedy recovery due to a well-crafted IT disaster recovery plan is expected by today’s ever-demanding customers. Too many businesses fail because they were ill prepared for an IT disaster, even when a simple solution like online backup could have easily saved them. If one hasn’t thought about developing an IT disaster recovery plan yet, it should be at the top of their priority list.
“The market for disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) is growing rapidly, as IT downtime becomes harder for organizations to bear. This represents a huge opportunity for service providers because maintaining a dedicated disaster recovery (DR) site is cost-prohibitive for many organizations. With TechnoBind OnDemand for Service/Solution Providers, one can be confident customer systems are protected and easy to recover. Continuous, byte-level replication from the primary server to the cloud ensures that server replicas are always current. With Recover for Service Providers, RTO is measured in minutes and RPO in seconds – virtually eliminating the business impact of an outage. TechnoBind OnDemand for Service/Solution Providers enables you to deliver reliable, cost-effective DRaaS“. said Mr. Adrian Johnson, Director – Technology at TechnoBind “TechnoBind OnDemand for Solution/Service Providers is designed specifically to meet the needs of Solution/Service providers. It offers Automated provisioning of secondary systems, Automated discovery of customer’s primary systems, API and SDK integration for custom integration and automation.”
According to a NFIB National Small Business poll, man-made disasters affect 10 percent of all small businesses, and a staggering 30 percent have been impacted by natural disasters. A simple power outage could put the whole business at risk. In fact, research by the University of Texas has shown that only 6 percent of companies suffering from a catastrophic data loss survive, 43 percent never reopen and 51 percent close within two years. Companies should have both business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans in place. DRaaS utilizes a combination of hardware and cloud-based infrastructure to provide disaster recovery solutions that are more reliable than the typical in-house disaster recovery procedures. DRaaS leverages the elasticity of the cloud to entirely replicate a company’s critical IT infrastructure, including the service and server environment necessary to keep running. There are many reasons why an organization should rethink its IT disaster recovery and prevention plans such as no hardware needed, easier configuration and testing, immediate recovery and free up the IT staff. Hence, a high-performing disaster recovery solution is integral to any modern IT strategy. DRaaS can provide peace of mind to an organization, its employees and customers.