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3 Best Practices for Successful Backup and Disaster Recovery

June 17, 2019 / Brien Posey

The terms backup and disaster recovery (DR) are often used interchangeably. Even so, theres a significant difference between the two. Backups are point-in-time copies that can be used to restore data or a physical or virtual machine to a previous state. In contrast, DR refers to the ability to run a workload in a different location so that the workload will remain online and available in spite of a disaster. Following are some best practices organizations should keep in mind when planning their DR and backup implementations.