In this modern era data backup and recovery solutions have moved from the traditional tape and hardware- dependent solutions to cloud based solutions that provide organizations a far easier means of recovering critical data in the event of any disruption.
Although the cloud is becoming more acceptable by the public and private sector but there are still concerns among the organizations about moving the data to cloud and relying on the cloud.
In case of any natural disaster like hurricane, flood or earthquake there are no easy ways to pick up the pieces and recover the data but there are obvious ways to prepare for it.A little bit of future prediction can be very helpful in getting the business up and running again.
The primary concerns during a natural disaster of course are the safety of the people, but once the event passes the tough time starts which are the reconstruction of operation and preservation of the property. Backup of the files is one of the most critical pillars of the organizations for the smooth flow of the business so getting a safe and secure Cloud Backup should be the primary concerns of the organizations. With Veeam Cloud Connect and Veeam Backup and Replication Users can have fast, secure and flexible Cloud storage solution for their Backup.
Cloud Backup of the Data
In the Cloud Storage environment there is the data that would only be accessed in case of an emergency and it has to be kept somewhere until that catastrophic failure takes place. Disaster Recovery solution should be able to recreate the environment and present the data to ensure business continuity.
Since customers don’t need to access this data on daily basis the best solution is to store it inexpensively. It makes complete sense that why a person will pay more for something which they are not going to use regularly. To make it accessible when the disaster strikes the customers should move that data back to a high performance storage tier such as Amazon, Azure.
Data Storage in Amazon S3 Glacier
StoneFly provides the cheap solution to the Clients for the storage of Data. The Data which is not required by the Customers frequently by availing StoneFly services it is possible now. The data which is not required frequently it will automatically shift it from Amazon EBS to Amazon S3 with Veeam Backup to Amazon S3. It immediately cuts the amount customers are paying since storage rates for Amazon S3 are lower than those of Amazon EBS.
The charges for the Data stored in Amazon S3 Glacier is much more less than the other Data storage Tiers. The only data that remains stored in Amazon EBS volume is metadata information. To start with Storage tiering for StoneFly Cloud all that customers need is endpoint for Amazon S3. That Endpoint will make sure that all communication between the network and AWS is securely encrypted.
There should be no hesitation in making the Disaster recovery plan but the thing that is needed to be taken care about is disaster recovery plan.
For the safer and secure side customers need to have copies of their data stored in every available AWS region. There is a limit to the amount of funds customers have to ensure for the company quick recovery and disaster.
What will happen if that big site failure takes place?
If the company has planned well they will have cloud based disaster recovery strategy which will kick in in a situation of a site failure and thus it will help the enterprise for the business continuity.