It’s not a question of if your business will experience data loss — it’s a matter of when. Backup is widely employed as the last line of defense to protect against threats like human error, hardware and software failure, or natural disaster. A single data loss incident, whether malicious, environmental, or accidental, can cripple a business. Backup always provides a necessary safety net.
But, disaster recovery is a specialized solution that focuses on recovery speed to maintain business continuity. While the service is often associated with preparing for natural disasters, there are many use-cases when disaster recovery can be effective.