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Mind the Gap with Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

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Every business wants to protect its operations from downtime and loss of data, yet they often lack the time and resources to adequately mind the growing gaps in disaster recovery and continuity planning. VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery, helps to bridge the gaps by recovering critical applications in the cloud while addressing budget, time, and resources constraints.
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1 in 4 say recovery took up staff time and negatively impacted the business Average downtime for data backed up in the cloud is 2.1 hours— compared to 8 hours onsite 75% of total revenue and productivity is the cost of downtime for the average business Government agencies reduced DR spend by 50% after switching to cloud backup 1 in 10 organizations indicated damage to business reputation after data loss 70% of SMBs go out of business within a year of data loss 72% of enterprise companies and 93% of mid-market businesses will pursue a cloud strategy by 2015 Easily scalable to accommodate growth—pay for what you need now and expand as needed 1 in 4 never test their DR plans 43% are getting started with cloud to improve their DR capabilities Mind the Gap! Without Cloud-based DR With Cloud-based DR Every business wants to protect its operations from downtime and loss of data. But today, there are more applications, systems and data to protect than ever before. To put it simply, business—and the technology that supports it—is evolving too fast. Like many, you may find that you lack the time and resources to adequately extend Disaster Recovery (DR) to safeguard all aspects of your organization. As a result, gaps in DR coverage put your business at risk. DR Gaps Increase Business Risk Cloud-based DR Improves Outcomes DR COVERAGE 3 1 of companies lost 1 or more critical applications, VMs or data files for hours at a time RECOVERY FASTER Eliminates secondary or tertiary data center investments and ongoing maintenance = cost for 1 hour of downtime for the average company OVERALL COST SAVINGS ENHANCED RELIABILITY 164K $ Custom recovery point objectives from 15 minutes to 24 hours ouch! 3 OUT OF 4 companies worldwide are in danger of failing to recover from a disaster/outage GAP 4 CLOUD COMPUTE & STORAGE ELASTIC 47 rank or tier the recovery priority of business services— leaving some applications at risk Sources: Aberdeen Group: Why Are Small Businesses Moving to Cloud Backup and Recovery? May 2014 Disaster Recovery Preparedness Benchmark. The State of Global Disaster Recovery Preparedness, Annual Report. February 2014 Gartner. Predicts 2014: Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management. November 2013 Forrester. Forrsights Hardware Survey, Q3 2012. September 2012 Forrester. Benchmark The Performance of Your Business Continuity Program. September 2012 IDG Research Services. Quick Poll Research: Iaas Hybrid Cloud. February 2014 Recover critical applications in the cloud and provide the protection and resiliency your organization needs with VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery. It’s: easy to set up, deploy and manage high level of self-service capabilities, minimal configuration and user training quick scale-up protection of onsite applications, by tier and on-demand seamless integration and production support with VMware vSphere® environments—with no need to reconfigure hardware or tools ...to adequately plan for and test DR of businesses lack the skills... of businesses lack the time... 21 % 36 % & $ $ MONEY GAP 2 TIME GAP 1 DATA GAP 3 GAP 5 DR PREPAREDNESS Cloud-based Disaster Recovery can help you bridge these gaps. % Bridge the Gaps in DR VMware ® vCloud ® Air Disaster Recovery Simple Economical Responsive Compatible For more information on vCloud Air for Disaster Recovery, visit vmware.com/go/protectyourapps “It’s a no-brainer to use vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. It is as simple as turning it on.” —Patrick Tickle, Executive VP of Products – Planview » hear more EASIER Built-in automated workflows for failover testing, planned migrations and recovery DR READINESS
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Page 1: Mind the Gap with Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

1 in 4 say recovery took up sta� time and negatively

impacted the business

Average downtime for data backed up in the cloud is 2.1 hours—compared to 8 hours onsite

75% of total revenue and productivity is the cost of downtime for the average business

Government agencies reduced DR spend by 50% after

switching to cloud backup

1 in 10 organizations indicated damage to business reputation after data loss

70% of SMBs go out of business within a year of data loss

72% of enterprise companies and 93% of mid-market businesses will

pursue a cloud strategy by 2015

Easily scalable to accommodate growth—pay for what you need

now and expand as needed

1 in 4 never test their DR plans

43% are getting started with cloud to improve their DR capabilities

Mind the Gap!

Without Cloud-based DR With Cloud-based DR

Every business wants to protect its operations from downtime and loss of data. But today, there are more applications, systems and data to protect than ever before. To put it simply, business—and the technology that supports it—is evolving too fast.

Like many, you may find that you lack the time and resources to adequately extend Disaster Recovery (DR) to safeguard all aspects of your organization. As a result, gaps in DR coverage put your business at risk.

DR Gaps Increase Business Risk Cloud-based DR Improves Outcomes

DRCOVERAGE

31 of companies lost 1 or more critical applications, VMs or data files for hours at a time

RECOVERYFASTER

Eliminates secondary or tertiary data center investments and

ongoing maintenance

= cost for 1 hour of downtimefor the average company

OVERALL

COST SAVINGS

ENHANCEDRELIABILITY

164K$

Custom recovery point objectives from 15 minutes to 24 hours

ouch!

3OUT OF4companies worldwide are

in danger of failing to recover from a disaster/outage

GAP 4

CLOUD COMPUTE & STORAGEELASTIC

47 rank or tier the recovery priority of business services—

leaving some applications at risk

Sources:

Aberdeen Group: Why Are Small Businesses Moving to Cloud Backup and Recovery? May 2014

Disaster Recovery Preparedness Benchmark. The State of Global Disaster Recovery Preparedness, Annual Report. February 2014

Gartner. Predicts 2014: Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management. November 2013

Forrester. Forrsights Hardware Survey, Q3 2012. September 2012

Forrester. Benchmark The Performance of Your Business Continuity Program. September 2012

IDG Research Services. Quick Poll Research: Iaas Hybrid Cloud. February 2014

Recover critical applications in the cloud and provide the protection and resiliency your

organization needs with VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery. It’s:

easy to set up, deploy and manage

high level of self-service capabilities, minimal configuration and user training

quick scale-up protection of onsite applications, by tier and on-demand

seamless integration and production support with VMware vSphere® environments—with no need to reconfigure hardware or tools

...to adequately plan for and test DR

of businesses lack the skills...

of businesses lack the time...

21% 36%

&

$ $

MONEYGAP 2

TIMEGAP 1

DATAGAP 3

GAP 5

DRPREPAREDNESS

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery can help you bridge these gaps.

%

Bridge the Gaps in DRVMware® vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery

Simple

Economical

Responsive

Compatible

For more information on vCloud Air for Disaster Recovery, visit

vmware.com/go/protectyourapps

“It’s a no-brainer to use vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. It is as simple as turning it on.”

—Patrick Tickle, Executive VP of Products – Planview » hear more

EASIERBuilt-in automated workflows for failover testing, planned

migrations and recovery

DR READINESS

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