Disaster Recovery As A Service
Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is primarily useful for small and medium sized enterprises. These businesses may not have the required expertise for testing, configuring, and provisioning appropriate Disaster Recovery Plan. DRaaS also reduces the burden of investing in off-site disaster recovery platform. Details of specifications concerning DRaaS are usually written in Service Level Agreement. These can include objectives of recovery time as well as recovery point. Even in the event of complete shutdown, hosting service providers are in a better position to perform disaster recovery plan than the affected user. Changing business profiles make it imperative to have flexible DRaaS contracts. Disaster recovery as a service can be availed by entering into contract with service provider or on pay per use basis.