Leveraging the cloud as part of the data protection process is increasing in popularity, and with that popularity come a lot of options for IT planners to sift through. One area of consideration is the cloud destination. There is a tendency to assume that all clouds are created equal and that as long as the destination is some type of cloud, then all is fine. In reality, all clouds are not created equal. Many IT professionals would be surprised to learn that the type of cloud chosen can specifically impact backup and recovery performance.
The stories of ransomware attacks have unfortunately become more common, especially among municipalities.