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But selecting the right type of cloud for your business can be a balancing act. From public to private, or even hybrid cloud, we help clients navigate use cases to make the right choice.
DRaaS is the full replication of your system (including your data, applications, servers and settings) to a third party data centre, which you can ‘failover’ to in the event that your system is no longer available.
Whilst your primary system undergoes repair or rebuild, your system will run on Huon IT’s fully managed infrastructure and is accessible to your staff via VPN or other agreed connection.
There are varying levels of DR as a Service, depending on your budget, levels of acceptable risk, and recovery requirements.
I BACKUP MY SYSTEM ALREADY. DO I NEED DR AS WELL AS DATA BACKUP?
Yes, the key difference is that DRaaS offers system resources (compute power, storage and software) that you’ll require to actually run your system on. Data backup is certainly important, but if your IT equipment is unavailable or destroyed, what will your restore your backup to?
Huon IT offers a “pay on demand” service model, allowing businesses of any size or budget to access world class data facilities via the internet. Organisations can now realise all the benefits of a secondary offsite system for just a fraction of the cost; without dual equipment, facility or management expenses.
No upfront capital
Predictable monthly ‘pay as you use’ expense
Faster, more reliable recovery
Scalable on demand
Secondary environment can be used as test development environment
Fully supported 24x7
"It’s absolutely critical for us to have reliable systems – as we are a fund manager who need to be active in the stock market, if we experience downtime it can be a disaster. Huon IT gave us exactly what we wanted."- Laurence Burford, IT Manager at Ausbil Investment Management Limited -