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.
IBM offers an extensive portfolio for Disaster recovery as a service, including cloud resiliency orchestration, data availability-as-a service (DaaS), cloud data virtualization, and virtualized server recovery to deliver end-to-end integrated services using private, public, and/or hybrid cloud. IBM Resiliency DRaaS offers real-time data availability for operational restores, DR and business resumption for physical, virtual systems, and applications with near-zero RPOs and RTOs.Read less Read more
Microsoft provides the Operations Management Suite (OMS), which includes Azure Backup, Azure Site Recovery (ASR), automation and control, and protection and recovery service offerings for businesses. The suite provides backup, DR features and functionalities, such as integrated services, change tracking, monitoring and alerting, Azure services, minimal complexity of deployment, and security and audit services.Read less Read more
Sungard AS offers cloud-based recovery services, such as vaulting, server replication, data replication, and backup and vaulting. The company also offers customer-centric IT consulting services, including IT Disaster recovery as a service consulting, information security management, and business continuity consulting. It also offers complete and secure assurance business continuity software, including features and functionalities, such as automated business continuity processes in a single tool, real-time alerts for insights into potential threats, and real-time intuitive dashboard view into key performance indicators, thus enabling businesses to identify, manage, and address ongoing challenges.Read less Read more
NTT Communications offers cloud recovery service, which focuses on cloud-based server replication. It also offers DR Target as a service platform, built on the VCC technology that benefits customers with SLAbacked RTOs and RPOs. The key features of cloud recovery service are failover and failback in minutes, flexible scheduling for maintenance windows, scale with individual organizations and timelines, secure online portal, real-time activity reporting, and system health check reporting. NTT’s Multi-Cloud Connect caters to the dynamic business needs of customers. The company’s cloud recovery service provides the capability to virtually increase the number of servers, thus eliminating restrictions on the server count to be included in a single environment.Read less Read more
Cable & Wireless Communications DRaaS is a comprehensive solution that protects business data and applications by replicating and backing up the entire environment. It provides four solutions for different platforms, namely DRaaS X86, DRaaS Oracle, DRaaS Power p, and DRaaS Power i. DRaaS X86 is a complete replication solution typically focused on Microsoft environments. It is instrumental in replicating data in real-time at a block level, providing an immediate failover and failback capacity for most critical production servers.Read less Read more
Cisco DRaaS offers various benefits including reduced CapEx, easy disaster recovery implementation, IT environment replication etc. The solution's architecture enables cloud providers to deliver an attractive revenue-generating service to their enterprise customers who have on- premises workloads. It also helps enterprises to minimise disaster recovery complexity and costs. Adopting DRaaS allows businesses to maintain their critical infrastructure and applications and to help ensure their survivability.Read less Read more
Iron Mountain's Disaster Revovery solutions are technology agnostic. Their solutions help businesses to explore various disaster scenarios and the implications each scenario can have on the business and the customers. The company's DR consulting allows users to test and assess their plans and then make adjustments based on the advice of experts.Read less Read more
Arcserve offers direct-to-cloud backup and disaster recovery as a service (BaaS/DRaaS) solutions with consumer-grade usability which practically do not require any hardware on-premises. The solution is fully scalable and and it also allows business to run a high-performing virtual server instance in isntantly while delivering almost zero data loss with sub 15-minute recovery point objectives (RPOs). Moreover, the solution assures the smooth functioning of individual systems or entire environments in the event of an outage.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
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