By Jim Greene
Developing a data protection strategy primarily means thinking about how critical data would survive a complete failure. One of the most important decisions a business can make is how to provide additional capability to support a comprehensive disaster recovery plan.
According to State Tech, "Cloud is a critical enabler of digital transformation and must be accompanied by supportive leadership and agile and streamlined processes focused on agency constituents that allow secure multichannel access to information, services and benefits."
Unlike many in-house options, cloud services shift the burden of IT development and upkeep from the business to the cloud provider. IT staff at the cloud company take care of routine tasks and maintenance associated with storage and backup so organizations can focus on other areas within their business while having reliable safeguards for their information.
Would Your Critical Data Survive a Complete Failure?
The cloud's scalability and flexibility cost very little upfront and offer access to a wide variety of storage options that businesses can scale up or down as demand changes. Combining these three cloud solutions can help businesses create a comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery plan:
Backup-as-a-Service: In the same way that all other "as-a-Service" components operate, backups can be handled in many