Choosing a Disaster-recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) provider can be a daunting task, especially if your organization is using DRaaS as a first step into cloud services. There are many choices, from large providers such as Google, Amazon, and Microsoft, to much smaller or more focused providers.
The question of how to choose a cloud provider for DRaaS is answered by clearly defining your requirements and ensuring that the provider you choose meets those requirements completely. Large cloud service providers, or “hyperscalers,” may seem like the best choice for your cloud needs.
However, choosing a provider based on the size of its organization is not always the best criteria. Hyperscalers do bring advantages to the table, but there are also benefits to choosing smaller cloud providers that can provide individual attention and deliver custom services. Looking beyond the hyperscalers can benefit your organization in the following ways.
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