IoT, outages show importance of a cloud backup and recovery strategy

Grazed from TechTarget. Author: David Linthicum.

Cloud backup and recovery have long been a priority for enterprises running production workloads in the cloud. But, today, as trends like the internet of things spur massive amounts of data for organizations to store and protect, IT teams must evolve their cloud backup and recovery strategy -- and make recovery a prime concern.

"Data protection is changing in the world of cloud computing, as IoT comes into play [and] big data systems come into play," says David Linthicum, SVP of Cloud Technology Partners, a cloud consulting firm based in Boston. "We have a lot more data to protect these days."...

In this podcast, Linthicum speaks with Tarun Thakur, co-founder and CEO at Datos IO, a data protection software provider based in San Jose, Calif., about the latest cloud backup trends, the disaster recovery lessons learned from the Delta Air Lines outage in August, and why enterprise "cloud denial" is finally fizzling out...

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