In a previous post, we highlighted 5 Key Questions to Ask Your BaaS Provider. In this post, we’ll take a look at the solution one step further on the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery continuum: Replication as a Service.
Defining Replication as a Service
It’s important to have a common understanding of a service so that everyone shares the same expectations. Nothing takes a conversation sideways faster than everyone working with different definitions of the same product.
At ServerCentral, Replication as a Service is ServerCentral-operated hardware and software that replicate and recover applications and data from a customer premise to one or more of our data centers.
Replication differs from backups in that it involves the frequent updating of data between multiple systems, whereas backups save a copy of data that remains unchanged for a period of time.