Changes continue in IT with greater demands for storing increasing amounts of data, accessing faster for more productivity, and moving data across multiple environments. These changes break the current data protection practices focused making backup copies while the application is stalled, leading to potential exposure for businesses and organization. Changing the data protection strategy has been at the forefront of needs with the changing dynamics in information storage and management.
Data protection is the most basic requirement for an IT operation as the custodian of information for the business or organization. For the most part, the process of data protection has been an evolution with incremental changes and improvements as requirements and the amount of data continued to increase. At some point, the need to create a data protection strategy becomes evident due to unsustainable practices, failures with current procedures, or from externally forced changes such as consolidation or new data center deployment.
In developing a strategy for data protection, there are many considerations:
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