There is a growing trend in our prospects and customer base; do-it-yourself disaster recovery center. This DIY approach comes from a number of factors:
- Companies are tired of paying for expensive all-encompassing contracts that don't match up well with their specific needs.
- Replication, load balancing and failover technologies have become more prevalent and less expensive.
- Telecommunications circuit pricing is lower, especially in carrier neutral data center.
- Affordable colocation is easier to find
Disaster recovery has long been on the CIO strategy list. Disaster recovery colocation and business continuity centers are critical pieces of the long-term strategy. If you like the idea of right-sizing your disaster recovery center, talk to Lifeline.