Cloud Backup: Why Businesses Are Rethinking On-Premise Solutions

Are You Aware Of These Problems?



Steven Lerner
06/24/2019

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Today, modern data environments are distributed and include remote and branch offices, mobile devices, and the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as cloud solutions. There is more critical data to back up than ever before, as well as new privacy and security compliances. Enterprises are reexamining on-premises data protection, which has not kept pace with this new reality.

Consider that 45% of IT managers said they had lost data or productivity related to data protection inefficiency within the previous year. Meanwhile, nearly half of organizations said they still rely on tape as their primary form of direct backup. Additionally, only 70 percent of on-premises data protection backup jobs are completed on time.

A growing number of businesses are thinking about moving data protection to the cloud, which is cost-effective, easier to manage, flexible, and more reliable. Just a couple of years ago, the public cloud was considered too dangerous and unreliable for storing sensitive company data. Today, it is seen as a critical aspect of data protection.

How can you optimize your cloud data protection strategies? Download this report to learn:

  • The important differences between on-premises, hybrid, hosted, and cloud-native data protection and management solutions
  • The ABCs of recovery time objectives (RTOs) in the cloud
  • How cloud reliability has increased with improved physical security, continuous monitoring, frequent security audits, and new compliance measures.

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