What alternatives are there to legacy backups, and are higher standards expected today for the recovery of lost data?
Written by Vision Solutions
Editor's Note: This article is an extract of the white paper Achieving Rapid Data Recovery for IBM AIX Environments: An Executive Overview of EchoStream for AIX available for free download from the MC White Paper Center.
Planning for recovery is a requirement in businesses of all sizes. In implementing an operational plan that ensures that both data and applications can be recovered, IT personnel are generally confronted with several challenges:
- How can I ensure my applications and data are recoverable without impacting business operations?
- Do I have data protection approaches available to me that meet my recovery point and recovery time objectives?
- Can I afford to implement a comprehensive plan that covers both my local and remote (disaster) recovery requirements?
- Are there cost-effective alternatives that meet my requirements?