Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: How To Achieve Near-Zero Data Loss

| March 13, 2018

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Everyone wants a data protection solution that backs up up all of our data, with no losses, and restores workloads to functionality instantly. In the real world, few can afford this. So what compromises can be made, and how does using the cloud as a data protection destination affect these choices? Getting disaster recovery (DR) to work at all -- let alone reliably -- isn't simple. Networking issues are a common problem. You must be aware of backup consistency and automation concerns. Changing your business practices and embracing workload composability are often required. While getting a handle on continuous data protection (CDP) versus snapshots, data churn and bandwidth management will determine the viability of your DR attempt.

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