Trends Report

Protecting Email With The Cloud

How Cloud Services Can Play A Role In Message Continuity And Recovery

June 8th, 2009
CV
Christopher Voce
With contributors:
Simon Yates , Alexander Crumb

Summary

Ensuring that your users can access email and keep business moving in the event of a disaster is critical, but it can be complex and costly. Traditional methods carry heavy facility, hardware, software, and personnel requirements, and the capital and operating expenditures can be significant. Cloud-based message continuity offerings are a compelling alternative because they offload cost and responsibility to a provider. If you're looking at these solutions, consider technical and business factors in selecting the right vendor. Segmenting your users and understanding your realistic recovery requirements is a key step in the process.

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