Why should Hosting service providers and Telcos care about offering Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)?
Generating new revenue streams and attracting new customers are always top of mind for Telcos and hosting service providers (HSPs)
With IT spend shifting rapidly to the cloud, specifically for data backup, archiving, and disaster recovery, HSPs and TELCOS should consider offering a Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Solution, so they can tap into one of the fastest growing sectors in the cloud market. Industry data predicts the DRaaS market to grow to 12 billion dollars by 2020, which means there is money to be made selling disaster recovery as a service.
The challenge will be to the find the right DRaaS providers that deliver near-zero downtime at a cost that is 90% less than traditional disaster recovery solutions.