Post by Colm Keegan (thank you)
The best way to ensure data and application recoverability is to conduct frequent DR testing. The problem is that many organizations rarely, if ever, perform DR testing because it is time consuming, expensive and often it has limited value because the tests are not “real world”. But if there was a way to integrate simple and effective DR testing into the backup environment, this could give businesses a cost-effective solution to test application recoverability. Moreover, if the backup environment could be further leveraged to facilitate near instantaneous application fail-over capabilities into the cloud with production level performance, this would significantly bolster business application availability and service levels.
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