NEW WHITE PAPER: THE 5 HIDDEN COSTS OF BACKUP
Discover How To Avoid Costly Surprises with Our New Whitepaper
Think all cloud backup services are the same? Think again. Many companies offer what may seem to be incredibly affordable deals—but there’s a catch. When you add network egress fees, data retrieval fees, and the compounding storage of data for long-term retention, you may be shocked by the total costs of these low-cost options.
Our new whitepaper “The 5 Hidden Costs of Backup” will help you avoid costly surprises when it comes to your backup solution. In this, the first of two blog posts, we’ll examine two of the hidden costs of cloud backup.
Getting Data Into and Out of the Cloud
Getting your data into and out of the cloud has both hard costs and soft costs, depending on how move your data. But even with a high speed Internet connection, transferring multiple terabytes of data can take a substantial amount of time, which can be costly and cause significant downtime.
Cost of Not Having Rock Solid SLAs
Many cloud storage vendors have soft service-level agreements (SLAs). For example, what does your cloud provider guarantee for recovery? And do they guarantee a specific recovery time? Without clearly articulated SLAs, you might not get the critical backup and recovery performance you need when it matters the most.
Stay tuned for our next blog post to learn about the other hidden costs of cloud backup.
Compare the Costs
Want to compare the costs of different cloud backup services? Check out our free cloud comparison cost calculator.