How Can You Best Evaluate a Disaster Recovery Solution?

Figuring out which disaster recovery solution is best for you is likely to involve different criteria. Hard metrics that are typically quoted are RTO (recovery time objective) and RPO (recovery point objective). You’ll often see them used in service level agreements for data recovery for instance. However, while being a good start, these two well-known parameters may not be sufficient. For example, to recover just one crucial piece of data, you may need to recover all of your data, which may be a long time indeed. Additional metrics may therefore provide a more accurate picture of whether or not a solution will suit you or your organisation. Read more