Compared to the perpetual license model, the SaaS subscription model has taken off over the years. Cloud Computing, which allows you to pay only for utilized resources, has gained immense popularity since companies can now offer more flexibility in their pricing options for their customers. For Backup and Disaster Recovery Products specifically, the options can be flexible as well: buy a Perpetual License or a Subscription license.
Today, it's safe to presume that all IT professionals (and even some non-IT professionals) understand the importance of having a backup. Backup products have come a long way in their sophistication and ease of use, and they are certainly more cost effective - considering the horrible expense of losing your data. But there are still some 'myths' or assumptions made when it comes to backup, so let's clear the air on seven common backup practices that should not be assumed.
In the Introduction of this Blog Series we mentioned that Control is the No. 1 reason (in our experience that is) as to why enterprise business is afraid to make the switch to the cloud. We first introduced the current state of DevOps as being asymmetric – which to date the majority of companies are corralled in this category, though according to Forbes, the adoption of DevOps in enterprises is up 71%.* Even with all the pitfalls and money wasting problems, we have found businesses like having management in-house and their problems close to vest so they can remedy issues quickly – or so they think. Next, we introduced Symmetry DevOps™ by PvDC, where we discussed all the benefits of why a cloud environment (hybrid or 100%) can not only be more efficient and cost productive, but it can be managed close to vest as well.