Why When It Comes To Recovery, Backup Useless, DR Priceless
eWeek, May 12th, 2020
May 12, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

It's time to rethink data protection. Archiving data and sending it off to some faraway place with the hope that it will never be needed again is antiquated. Businesses can no longer afford to wait weeks, days or even hours to restore their data

"Backups are obviously important. Everyone-both individuals and businesses-should regularly back up their devices and data in case they become compromised. However, there is a distinct difference between backing up the data generated and owned by an individual versus the data created by an organization, no matter the size.

While simple backups may be sufficient for an individual, traditional backups alone are not enough for businesses. A primary purpose of having a secondary set of data is getting a business up and running after data loss, data corruption or ransomware, and backup systems are simply not up for the task of disaster recovery (DR)..."

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