4. Address the security risks
Security is central to any DR plan. Risks stemming from the cloud are not much more different from other Internet-related risks. As such, consider implementing the same security and compliance practices and tools currently in place for the Internet on the cloud. Finally, work with your cloud provider to identify and create the required level of cloud security.
DR in the cloud is for everyone
Cloud technology is easily accessible. Essentially, any firm of any size can easily tap into backup and disaster recovery services from a cloud DR provider. Definitely, there are risks, and contingencies need to be accounted for when creating a DR plan, whether it's in the cloud or on tape. Cloud's agility and accessibility makes its inclusion in a robust DR plan a no-brainer. Before it's too late, trust the cloud and make sure your DR plan is comprehensive enough to include it as an element. It just makes good business sense.
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