Traditional Backup vs. Intelligent Business Contiunity

Traditional backup methods such as tape, disk, and strict NAS devices are no longer sufficient. In fact, leading edge business owners are finding them unacceptable. Technological innovations have set new solution standard: Intelligent Business Continuity, going beyond data protection; delivering automated assurance, continuous protection, secured storage, and instant recovery.  








Can take weeks to recover data after a disaster occurs



Downtime after a disaster is reduced to hours, minutes, or even seconds

High risk for human error due to heavy manual administration: 60% of on-site disasters are due to human error1 



Full automation backup process—very little manual management required

Difficult to test if a backup is working properly


Automated screenshots are taken and reported to ensure each backup was successful and can be booted at any time


Time consuming and expensive to make copies of backups or to store backups in multiple locations



Each backup is saved in multiple locations: local appliance and bi-coastal data centers


Backup speeds are slower


Quick and efficient transfer of files to off-site data centers, even with low bandwidth or busy network environments. Critical data can be prioritized to be transferred off-site first


Physical to virtual conversions can be time consuming and have a high failure rate


Incremental backups (rather than the entire backup chain) can be instantly virtualized


No redundant backups in multiple locations, leaving high risk for original backup systems to be destroyed


Eliminates downtime in the event of a disaster by allowing your business to run off the secure cloud


Limited options for encrypting data, may not pass industry regulations (i.e., HIPAA, SOX)


AES 256 and SSL key-based encryption ensures data is safe and meets industry regulations (i.e., HIPAA, SOX)


When recovering data, tape failure rates exceed 50%



Minimal risk of corrupted backups or data loss


Potential for theft of loss of media


Off-site backups stored in SSAE 16 data centers