Disaster Plan

Disaster Recovery is in some way on every organisation’s agenda.  It is no surprise that Gartner have now produced a magic quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (https://www.gartner.com/doc/3033519?ref=AnalystProfile&srcId=1-4554397745)  What caught my attention was the inclusion of Acronis in that document.  Who?  This provoked into further digging on my part to see what this “DRaaS” thing actually delivers.

What is Disaster Recovery?

The correct answer is the foreboding “it depends”, but we can do better than that.  For any business, a disaster is “a substantial event which materially…