Accidents happen: backing up your business in the cloud

You’ve moved your business to the cloud and all is going well. Then it happens. The disgruntled employee who just quit wiped out all of his docs, contacts and email before heading for the door. Now what? Your provider has a recovery plan for its disasters, but not for yours. Did you just see a dozen projects evaporate without a trace?

That’s just one worrisome scenario. Fortunately, a new group of companies is filling the gap, providing tools that can restore lost or corrupted data instantaneously and put it back where it should be. The cloud equivalent of a continual taped backup, these companies can restore data, recreate folder structure, and ensure that your business survives a disaster and is back on course in minutes.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Why you need to back up your cloud data?
  • When do you need archival, when do you need backup, and what’s the difference?
  • What features should you look for in a cloud backup product?
  • What is SSAE-16 compliance and why does it matter for cloud backup?

Our panel of experts includes:

Register here to join GigaOM Pro and our sponsor Spanning for “Accidents happen: backing up your business in the cloud,” a free analyst roundtable webinar on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. PT.