Top Trends in Cloud Backup and Data Recovery in 2021

As your enterprise becomes more data-driven, it becomes imperative to protect data assets. Your enterprise data, whether your company’s intellectual property or sensitive confidential client information, are your organization’s biggest asset. These if not managed well can become a significant liability.

By 2022, 70% of organizations will have suffered a business disruption due to unrecoverable data loss in a SaaS application, according to Gartner.

As businesses worldwide face a variety of data loss scenarios, including everyday threats such as migration errors, bad code, malicious intent, data overwrites and even advanced external threats like cyberattacks and ransomware, data loss in today’s digital business is inevitable.

Top Trends in Salesforce Cloud Backup and Data Recovery 2021

Therefore, a comprehensive Salesforce cloud backup and data recovery solution and strategy are a key pillar of your data-driven business. You need to keep pace with current best practices and trends in backup and recovery to secure your data and make your system fail-proof. We let the genie out of the bottle to share key trends in cloud backup and data recovery for 2021:

  • Recovery readiness to boost confidence

Backup is only as good as what it can recover. The ability to take higher backup levels is great but what will really matter is whether the backup tools will be able to demonstrate recoverability. Enterprises will need to have recovery readiness and a great way to measure it is to establish a recovery readiness index. Instant data recovery needs to be immediately accessible and having a solution that creates frequent incremental copies that capture data changes as well merges differential backups with full backups without losing content and context are imperative.

  • Serving User Case Beyond Backup and Recovery

One of the secrets to Tesla’s success is its ability to leverage time-series sensor data into a machine-learning algorithm to improve self-driving care functionality over time. Similarly, your data too can be leveraged for business insights and predictive analytics. While data backup and archival are the low hanging fruits, a backup solution will also need to offer over and beyond a rapid recovery. The average enterprise creates anywhere between six to twelve copies of data. Rather than let the data sit idle, you can use it to your strategic advantage. From using the backup data for analytical purposes to performing data breach vulnerability assessment as well as using it for patch testing or for providing data copies for DevOps purposes, the need to make data accessible automatically and securely will be a growing trend in the year ahead.

  • Continuous Data Protection with Automation

Continuous backup leverages automation to ensure data backup is automatic, secure, and error-free. Thus you can have a backup every time a change is made rather than at scheduled time intervals. This ensures that if and when disaster strikes you have all your data up to that exact point. This requires you to discuss various recovery scenarios with your disaster recovery team or disaster as a service partner. Ticking all the right checkboxes in the checklist ensures that you are well prepared to meet any data breach or intrusion. The use of Artificial Intelligence to prioritize the data recovery or archiving will further expand the role of automation in backup and recovery

  • Data Recovery As A Service

Solution providers in the BDR (Backup and Recovery) Space will increasingly adopt DRaaS as low code cloud computing applications gain significance among enterprises and growing business. Poised to grow at a CAGR of 41.6% during 2021 to 2027, it is expected to increase significantly to USD 38.91 billion by 2027. Even as it eliminates the burden of backup and disaster recovery inhouse, DRaaS also ensures that businesses have access to comprehensive data protection and recovery to minimize IT downtime or disruption.

Salesforce Native Backup Solution

The backup and recovery landscape is going through a radical shift while still trying to meet the traditional obligations of backup and data recovery. Choosing a native Salesforce backup solution that innovates ahead of this curve allows you to leverage Salesforce’s inherent strength to locate and recover data at blazing fast speeds.

Flosum Data Backup solution features automated or scheduled backups, data comparison, full or partial restore options, and enables organizations to stay GDPR and CCPA compliant. It is engineered to set up easily and work seamlessly within the DevOps processes so that teams can work efficiently without risking their organization’s assets.

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