Can your business afford the revenue and productivity loss associated with technology outages? In a hypercompetitive market, few businesses can. Many IT professionals expect to address the problem of business downtime simply by moving workloads to the cloud because they assume their cloud provider replicates customer data within their cloud centers as a matter of course. But in truth, your cloud provider has limited ability to protect your data. Most cloud providers assume responsibility only for the underlying infrastructure. Such backup procedures aren’t designed as an adequate means to protect your data in the event of an outage or disaster. Read this white paper to understand your business’s responsibility for data protection in the cloud, including:
- The need for data protection in IaaS public cloud environments, including common shared responsibility models employed by many cloud providers
- Why relying on your cloud provider is not enough of a backup and recovery strategy
- How shared responsibility impacts both disaster recovery and security
- And more!