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5 Reasons Cloud-Based DRaaS is Your Best Choice for Backup and Disaster Recovery

This article is adapted from our data backup partner.

Your business is under attack. But, of course, you already knew that. The numbers don’t lie: According to the Cyberthreat Defense Report, 81% of respondents said their networks were breached last year. Even worse, a record 62% were compromised by ransomware. And most paid the ransom! And that’s just the human side of potential threats.

But regardless of what malicious humans or Mother Nature throws at your business, you need to be able to keep things running or face serious consequences. That’s where Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) comes into play.

Here are 5 good reasons you should specifically consider cloud-based DRaaS for your business.

#1: Less Complexity

Maintaining your infrastructure—keeping everything patched and running smoothly—is already hard enough. Add in all of the details behind backup and disaster recovery (BDR)—target machines, backup regimens, scheduling, and more—and things get even more complicated. BDR cloud services make everything simpler. And offloading your BDR to a DRaaS provider everything gets simpler still. Solutions like StorageCraft Cloud Services let you centrally manage your cloud backups via an easy-to-use, self-service online portal. And you can easily configure the recovery sequence