As organizations are beginning to embrace digital transformation, the global economy seems to be slowing down. That likely means we can expect heightened uncertainty about spending and increased supply chain disruptions. Traditional data protection solutions fall short in these conditions as hardware and software costs, management time, talent shortages, and supply chain disruptions can lead to increased expenses and day-to-day difficulties.
Finding hidden data protection costs
For legacy backup systems, there are many fixed costs, including the purchase of software, along with the servers, and storage to run the systems. Soft costs include the cost of management for the data protection platform and security and there are even more hidden costs to consider when evaluating the true TCO of legacy backup systems.
We at Druva tend to think of legacy data protection like an iceberg — what may appear to be a useful and affordable solution on the surface could be hiding a problematic list of compounding expenses just out of view…