As the industry grows to understand and embrace cloud computing, we begin to see a clearer picture of the expectations of cloud. Along with the typical expectations of scaling, provisioning and recovery, we are also discovering the importance of cloud automation. There are several components of a cloud automation platform and the practice is rapidly evolving to meet changing consumer demands.
The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in October left behind a mass of people without many of the necessities and comforts of everyday life. It cost over 65.6 billion dollars in damage, and robbed businesses in its path of their livelihood. Or did it? Those with cloud disaster recovery services have discovered the value of insuring their mission critical data through disaster recovery services in the cloud and have found themselves on more stable ground.