Backup as a Service – Potential Problems & Iserv Solutions

Problem 1

  • >> Paying the cost of the solution + too many extra fees
    • > Pay extra for bandwidth
    • > Pay extra for pulling the backups out when needed

Solution 1

  • >> Utility Model
    • > Paying only for space you actually use for backups
    • > Data set is measured after deduplication and compression
    • > Bandwidth and backup restorations are included

Problem 2

  • >> Using outdated equipment leads to less security and potential loss in full
    • > Physical tapes or another server in the building

Solution 2

  • >> Enterprise-level hardware
    • > Backups located in the Cloud, hosted in off-site data centers
    • > Highly secure environment and instant recovery

Problem 3

  • >> Physical tapes involve spending time to change out tapes
    • > Wasting IT staff time that could be allocated to more strategic projects

Solution 3

  • >> 24/7 monitoring, management, and support
    • > Automated backups
    • > Iserv is constantly checking to ensure systems are working correctly