If you think “data backup” is synonymous with “disaster recovery” and aren’t sure what “business continuity” means, you’re not alone. Many make the mistake of not knowing the difference and unfortunately end up paying the price when data is lost, a network goes down, or a disaster prevents them from accessing their physical servers.
Backups are performed for the single purpose of copying data. Disaster recovery is for the additional purpose of business continuity.
Here are some major differences between backup and disaster recovery:
While it’s great to have a backup, having an IT disaster recovery plan is a critical business need. It’s not okay to take a week or a month to get the data up and running.
Here are the top 5 reasons why the Pact-One Solutions team considers your IT Disaster Recovery Plan our priority: