Columbus Would Not Make a Good BDR Solution for MSPs
"In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue," but how long did this journey of his take? A quick Google (GOOG) search tells us that he landed in (what is now known as) the Bahamas in about 10 weeks (give or take). Think about this: What would happen if a managed services provider (MSP) took 10 weeks to get a business back up and running through a data backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solution?
The answer: Both businesses, more than likely, would be out of business, don't you think? While this scenario may be a little drastic, it does point out how speed, not just quality, is important for any MSP leveraging a BDR solution.
The following articles focus on how speed can play a big role in BDR. Take a glance at these articles to find out how they can help you with your overall BDR response time.
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