The For Dummies series from Wiley has been helping millions of people learn the basics of a wide variety of subjects. This time, Veeam and Wiley Brand have teamed up to create DRaaS For Dummies, a book which covers the basics of Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS). This book shines light upon the DRaaS concept, as it holds the key to a modern and more efficient way of disaster recovery. For every rookie out there, DRaaS For Dummies provides everything an IT Professional needs to know about DR planning as well as how DRaaS has revolutionized the disaster recovery industry by offering simpler deployment, significantly less capital expenditures and easier testing. Whether you are a security manager, an IT director or a CIO, DRaaS For Dummies aims to teach you about DR best practices, DRaaS implementation tips and several key benefits of DRaaS that your business can take advantage of.
Backup and replication of critical data and applications to a secondary site is now made easier with DRaaS by replacing the complexity of traditional DR approaches with more efficient and affordable cloud-based services. Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service is not just for enterprises, it is also ideal for smaller organizations that are looking to outsource backup and DR expertize without additional effort.
DRaaS can be vital when disaster strikes. Telling yourself that disasters happen rarely is a gamble you don’t want to take on your business. Having a secondary site is a DR industry best practice, where in the case your production site is compromised by a regional disaster such as a flood or earthquake, or local disasters like fire or landslides. The more common disasters that occur are human mistakes. Setting up DR using DRaaS brings many advantages for your business — increased Availability being the central pillar. Additionally, organizations can lower costs, be more flexible, enjoy easier testing and survive a disaster.
DRaaS For Dummies is a must-have for professionals in IT organizations that are looking to turn their business into an Always-On Enterprise using DRaaS. Peter Gregory, a renowned author of security and technology, created a cheat sheet for this new trend of the industry, outsourcing the DR to a service provider. DRaaS is the hero of this story and it’s not a fairytale, it’s real and it’s here