Long gone are the days of a singular data center housing the entire computing infrastructure of an organization. Organizations have evolved to multi-cloud environments as data is increasingly dispersed across on-premises, remote endpoints, clouds and SaaS applications. How do you protect a multi-cloud environment without suffering from overwhelming complexity or leaving gaps in coverage? You need a single recovery architecture, one that is complete and agile enough to protect all workloads across diverse environments yet simple and elegant enough to seamlessly manage all backup deployments from a single interface. The following checklist outlines various aspects of a solution and breaks down their functions and importance to the solution.