Storage in the cloud: Cloud-based, enterprise-grade online backup

If you're searching for a cloud storage provider, you're not alone. According to IDC, worldwide spending on public IT cloud is expected to approach $100 billion by 2016. While cloud storage is accessible to companies like never before, the choices are endless. What are the options, and which one is right for your organization? This white paper explores the two main online back-up options: cloud-based hybrid backup (the Saas model), and an appliance-based hybrid cloud backup (disk-to-disk) approach. Experts weigh in on the big issues that midsize SMBs and enterprises with remote locations should consider -- what the solutions offer in terms of speed, security, scalability, recoverability, compliance and price.