October 25, 2023

All about data center disaster recovery

Cloud computing and data recovery services for local businesses


Is your enterprise prepared to withstand a data disaster? Disruption from technology and natural disasters can strike at any time — one in five organizations has a severe outage yearly that costs the business [1]. 

Data loss is the seal of death for many companies. In fact, among small businesses, 60% close down within six months of losing their data [2]. Luckily, disaster recovery services are available that can keep businesses running seamlessly!


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In this blog post, you will learn all about data disaster recovery. We will share why many companies opt for virtual cloud services over traditional data centers. 


What is a data center?


A data center is a physical facility housing computer systems and infrastructure components, conducting business operations, and storing critical data and applications. Data center infrastructure generally includes routers, switches, security devices, storage systems, servers, etc. Each component must be securely protected to ensure critical operations’ continuous performance.[3]


What are the advantages of cloud computing?


Many modern businesses choose to use cloud computing due to its many advantages over having a traditional data center with on-prem servers. Cloud computing increases the agility, flexibility, and scalability of your business’s IT. 


Key benefits of cloud computing include:


– Reduced upfront hardware and continuing operating costs

– Minimized or eliminated downtime

– Greater business continuity and disaster recovery response

– Simplified data center management

– Faster provisioning of applications and resources


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The cloud and cloud computing—explained



What are cloud-based data backups? 


Data backup involves storing copies of files and programs in the cloud or a remote server. Cloud backup solutions are an excellent option for businesses that want to guarantee that they’ll be able to get their files and data restored as quickly as possible. 


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What is DRaaS?


It used to be the case that many businesses simply couldn’t afford to spend the time and resources needed to implement data center disaster recovery. However, thanks to advances in virtualization technology, there is now an option that’s rapidly gaining popularity among businesses of all sizes: Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS)

It’s crucial to have a strategy in place for disaster recovery. With DRaaS, a third-party provider hosts a cloud-based replica of an organization’s entire IT environment. But instead of simply recovering lost data and applications, DRaaS allows the organization to maintain normal operations on the replica system in case its primary infrastructure fails.[4]


Are you in need of the best backup service for your business?


Preparation is crucial to success. Keep your company protected so you can recover quickly from data disasters. Work with us to create a data recovery plan today.


Our backup services include:


– Onsite and offsite backups

– Deleted file restore

– Granular exchange email restore

– Granular SQL Database restore

– Server virtualization

– Full server restore

– Disaster recovery

– And so much more!


Ready to get started?

Contact us today to learn more!



1: CrashPlan | Disaster Recovery

2:Data Center Disaster Recovery: A Complete Guide

3:CPA | 68% of Small Business Don’t Have a Disaster Plan

4:DRaaS: The Importance of Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses

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