Gartner Research

Key Considerations When Evaluating Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service Providers in EMEA

Published: 11 April 2018

ID: G00352032

Analyst(s): John Morency , Santhosh Rao

Summary

Finding the right DRaaS partner in EMEA can be challenging. This research provides EMEA I&O leaders with guidance on how to effectively evaluate DRaaS providers and an overview of the provider landscape.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

  • EMEA Client DRaaS-Specific Inquiries in 2017

Analysis

  • EMEA DRaaS Provider Types
  • EMEA DRaaS Provider Selection Criteria
  • Alternative Providers and Related Services
  • Evaluate DRaaS Providers Based on Their Ability to Protect Physical, Virtual and Cloud Instances, and Automate Failover and Failback Scenarios
  • Evaluate DRaaS Vendors Based on Their Experience With Successful Recoveries, and Favor Ones That Offer Pay per Use
  • Partner With Colocation Providers and MSPs for DR Services When DRaaS Providers Are Unavailable

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