Despite being fundamental to business continuity, there is still a lot of confusion between backup and Disaster Recovery (DR). Given the strategic importance of these technologies, however, clarity is essential. In this blog, we aim to clear things up once and for all.
Backup and DR are mature concepts, so it’s surprising that there’s confusion between the two. Perhaps it’s because backup and DR solutions are often marketed as complete, one-size-fits-all solutions, blurring the lines between one another. Whatever the reason, the reality is these are two distinct and different functions and so must be treated as such. Otherwise, your recovery strategy could be ineffective.
You need to be able to recover files, or complete systems, as quickly and efficiently as possible. In this blog, we’re setting the record straight and busting five of the most common myths we regularly encounter when it comes to backup and DR.