Frequently Asked Questions
What is the expected CAGR for the Disaster Recovery as a Service market?The Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) market size is projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 41.8% during the forecast period (2017–2022).
What are the major growth drivers in the DRaaS market?Some of the major factors expected to drive growth in the DRaaS market include rising preference for custom tailored services, advancement of cloud computing into specialized clouds, and growing awareness among enterprises about loss due to IT outages. With an increasing adoption rate of cloud-based solutions among Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), the Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) market is expected to grow rapidly.
How is the DRaaS market segmented?The DRaaS market has been segmented into real-time replication, backup and recovery, data protection, and professional services. Real-time replication can be defined as the duplication of a database from one computer or server to another, enabling end-users to avoid data ambiguity. Backup and recovery enables enterprises to back up and restore their business-critical data for avoiding data loss in the event of man-made or natural disasters. Data protection safeguards an enterprise’s data, keeping in mind the regulatory compliances needed for specific businesses and verticals. Professional services provide enterprises with the technical expertise required for storing and managing applications and data, overcoming complex problems, and managing operational challenges. Organizations are deploying DR services to overcome the loopholes in traditional DR systems. Moreover, low maintenance requirements and cost-effectiveness of DR services are the other benefits driving the growth of the DRaaS market.
What are the benefits of having a Disaster Recovery as a Service over traditional Disaster Recovery solution?DRaaS delivers quicker automated and more dependable recovery operation than traditional DR approaches, it leverages data replication technologies, as well as automated and orchestrated recovery. DRaaS combines infrastructure, platform and software as a service and hence organizations dont bear additional costs to invest in infrastructure. It also minimizes the administrative burden placed on IT and allows businesses to assign team members to handle more productive tasks.
Amazon provides DR services integrated with its other products and solutions, such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Glacier, Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), AWS Import/Export, AWS Storage Gateway, and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Amazon S3 is accessible from any location and is integrated with various commercial and open-source backup services to store backup data.Read less Read more
Infrascale Disaster Recovery, lets admins boot VMs from the local appliance or the cloud in minutes. It also offers complete cloud freedom, which means that the customers’ data can be replicated to their own data centers (private clouds), the Infrascale Cloud (16 global data centers), or popular third-party clouds (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure). The company also offers cloud spillover technology that enables organizations to decide how much data to keep locally and how much can reside in the cloud.Read less Read more
Databarracks is a recovery expert that provides reliable, long-term resiliency. The company has experienced resources that perform restores, testing and real invocations consistently. The company provides organizations with a dedicated engineer to help them in securing their critical DR and backup systems. The company also provides business continuity services through a sustainable framework for consistent continuity, ensuring plans remain relevant regularly tested.Read less Read more