4 The time to address disaster recovery protection is now 64% of respondents surveyed say that their organization's disaster recovery (DR) budget is inadequate and underfundedMore than 60% report that they do not have a fully documented disaster recovery plan, and among the minority that does, 23% of respondents have never tested those plans78% of respondents have experienced outages of critical applications, and of that group, 63% say that losses ranged from $50,000 to over $5MOf the respondents who have experienced outages, approximately 28% say their organization lost datacenter functionality for up to weeks at a timeData points from The Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council’s 2014 Annual Benchmark Study.
15 Hybrid Cloud Storage Can Help… StorSimple + Windows Azure = 60–80% Lower TCOEnterprise SAN StorageAutomated Cloud-as-a-TierThin, Reduced SnapshotsCloud SnapshotsRecover from Cloud to any DCPrimaryStorageArchival StorageDisk-based Backup StorageTape Infrastructure & ManagementReplicated Storage for DROffsite Facility forGeo-resilienceStorage Today = Complex & Expensive
16 Hybrid Cloud Storage: Windows Azure + StorSimple Connects Windows Servers to Windows Azure Storage in Minutes with No Application ModificationApplication ServersBenefitsConsolidates primary, archive, backup, DR thru seamless integration with AzureCloud Snapshots = revolutionary speed, simplicity and reliability for backup and recoveryReduces enterprise storage TCO by 60–80%StorSimple CiSMost Active Data on SSDSAS Local TierSpeed of SSD/SAN + Elasticity of CloudAzure StorageInactive Data + Backup Copies in CloudLearn more: microsoft.com/storsimple
17 Focused StorSimple Applications & Workloads Target Use CasesFile ShareCIFSNFSFile serversNASSharePointBusiness intelligenceCollaborationContent & records managementArchivesEMR/PACSLegalConstructionMediaEngineeringLogs, recordsVMsRegional office storageVM sprawlVM archivesCapEx, OpEx of traditional storageData grows exponentially (50–60% Annually)Cloud StorageCapacityHowever, most I/O happens to “working set” dataLocal StorageTime
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