Cloud, Appliance, or Software? How to Decide Which Backup Solution Is Best for Your Small or Midsize Organization.

Emerging technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, social media, and mobility are transforming businesses, helping companies lower costs, increase production outputs, and improve business processes and operations. In order to gain access to new markets and opportunities and stay ahead of the competition in today’s global business environment, companies must be responsive and reliable around the clock. This requires highly available networks and applications for business continuity.
As a result, businesses are asking more of their information systems—and creating more data—than ever before. If networks are not up and running, the impact to an organization’s bottom line through lost revenue, productivity losses, and delays can be devastating, especially if systems and data can’t be restored quickly.