Cloud computing has gone through a total evolution since the first web-based services were launched in the early 2000s. From the very beginning, cloud computing solved a tough business problem: how to use IT infrastructure capacity efficiently. Before the cloud computing infrastructure model was developed, many businesses used only 10% of their capacity.
The Cost of Business Interruptions
In the past two years, over 50 percent of businesses experienced an unforeseen interruption. The vast majority (81%) of these interruptions caused the business to be closed one or more days. 80% of businesses suffering a major disaster go out of business in three years, while 40% of businesses that experience a critical IT failure go out of business within one year.* Are you confident that your critical data backups are complete and will be easily restored to get back to business as usual?
Are you actively testing your backup processes against your Restore Time and Restore Point Objectives (RTO/RPO)? How long can you afford to lose access to your data? How much data can you afford to lose? What is the cost to your business if you cannot recover your data or it takes too long?