How to Protect Your Business with Disaster Recovery as a Service

In the modern world, a business needs to protect their data, because losing that data could have devastating consequences. The virtual machines (VMs) used by companies for providing services should be backed up in safe places so that they can be restored if disaster strikes. Disaster recovery is the process of recovering those VMs with applications and services running on them. Today’s blog post explains Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), how DRaaS can protect businesses against disasters, and what you should look for in Disaster Recovery as a Service providers.

What Is Disaster Recovery as a Service?

How to Protect Your Business with DRaaS

Defining RPO and RTO

Disaster recovery sites in the cloud

Selecting a managed service provider

Choice of software

Support for different virtualization platforms

Self-service and ease of use

Security options

Sufficient performance

Area of responsibility of the MSP

A Service Level Agreement (SLA) is a contract between an MSP and a customer that defines the list of the provider’s obligations. The SLA sets out guarantees for the level and quality of provided services (such as Disaster Recovery as a Service), the procedure for reporting problems, and the consequences for the MSP should the services fail to be provided. A managed service provider must be financially liable for any violation of the parameters defined in the SLA.

Flexible billing policy


Being a fast, reliable, and affordable disaster recovery solution, NAKIVO Backup & Replication can be used for in-house DR planning as well as the provision of DRaaS. There are a number of reputable cloud providers worldwide using the software to deliver reliable disaster recovery for their clients. If your company is considering providing managed services, download the full-featured free trial of NAKIVO Backup & Replication to see how you (and your clients) can benefit.

Article originally published on the NAKIVO website

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