Gartner Research

When to Use and Avoid Disaster Recovery as a Service

Published: 16 October 2014

ID: G00270007

Analyst(s): John Morency

Summary

Before adopting DRaaS for the enterprise, IT leaders should understand its value and limitations. Without a detailed analysis, organizations are likely to make wrong decisions and may enter into inappropriate contracts.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use DRaaS to Reduce IT-DRM Time and Resource Investment
  • Consider DRaaS for Reducing Recovery Costs, but Not Always
  • Not All DRaaS Providers Support Unlimited Managed Failovers
  • DRaaS May Not Be the Best Solution for Recovering Large Data Center Operations

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