SlideShare: The Three Reasons Cloud Backup is Broken and How to Fix It

The cloud was supposed to be the answer to IT’s backup dilemma; instead, it in some ways has made the situation worse. In this on demand webinar Storage Switzerland and Microsoft Azure have a roundtable discussion on what’s gone wrong with cloud backup and how to fix it. In this webinar we cover the three problems with cloud backup:

  1. Doesn’t eliminate the on-premises infrastructure; it replaces it with a new one.
  2. Doesn’t protect Hybrid IT. Solutions are often on-premises focused or cloud-focused. IT needs one integrated solution.
  3. Creates a problematic ROI calculation. Egress calculations are not factored into the cost, making understating the cost of a cloud backup solution very difficult.

After a careful examination of the problem, the team will discuss ways to address these problems to create an infrastructure-less data protection environment. Attendees to the live webinar can ask their specific cloud backup questions directly of the panel and get expert answers immediately.

All registrants get a copy of our paper “What is Infrastructure-less Backup”.

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Twelve years ago George Crump founded Storage Switzerland with one simple goal; to educate IT professionals about all aspects of data center storage. He is the primary contributor to Storage Switzerland and is a heavily sought after public speaker. With over 25 years of experience designing storage solutions for data centers across the US, he has seen the birth of such technologies as RAID, NAS and SAN, Virtualization, Cloud and Enterprise Flash. Prior to founding Storage Switzerland he was CTO at one of the nation's largest storage integrators where he was in charge of technology testing, integration and product selection.

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