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What I&O Leaders Need to Know About Disaster Recovery to the Cloud

Published: 27 November 2019

ID: G00447956

Analyst(s): Nik Simpson

Summary

Cloud-based recovery is being rapidly adopted, but there are still questions as to whether organizations should go “all in.” This research will help I&O leaders understand when to use cloud disaster recovery and provide guidance on changes organizations should make to enable it.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Refactor Scope Planning for Disaster Recovery
  • Match Workloads to Cloud-Based DR Capabilities
  • Maximize Cost Savings From Adoption of Cloud-Based DR
    • Don’t Prematurely Write Off Investments for the Traditional DR Approach
    • Appropriate Use of Cloud Payment Models

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