Disaster Recovery planning for the cloud is different from Disaster Recovery planning for on-prem or co-location.
Planning for Disaster Recovery for a Azure hosted applications can be daunting. All systems have different SLAs and different abilities to deal with failures.
Different business and different systems have different resilience requirements; some may require no downtime at all whereas others can cope with many hours of downtime. There are often also different contractual requirements in play for different systems. It is a well-known adage that for every 9 you add to the end of the SLA target the cost goes up by an order of magnitude, so it is very important to match your level of resilience with your business requirements to avoid spending more than you need to. NewOrbit will assess your Azure hosted application alongside your business requirements and identify what Azure tools and services to use, to match the solution to your needs.
Our process goes through the following steps: