Gartner Research

How to Leverage Public Cloud IaaS for Backup

Published: 15 September 2015

ID: G00280405

Analyst(s): Pushan Rinnen


Organizations are increasingly interested in leveraging public cloud IaaS for backup of applications running on-premises, as well as running in the public cloud. This research outlines the different deployment models and offers I&O leaders practical advice on selection criteria.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Select the Best Use Case for Your Environment Based on Available Options
    • Backup-to-IaaS Solutions
    • Backup-in-IaaS Solutions
  • Narrow Down IaaS Backup Solutions Based on Gartner's Selection Criteria
    • Selection Criteria for Backup to IaaS
    • Requirements for Backup Within IaaS
  • Assess Your Network Connection to Public Cloud IaaS and Perform Upgrades as Necessary

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