The use of cloud is changing everything in today’s businesses, and disaster recovery (DR) is no exception. With a little bit of planning, the cloud can make an excellent “break in case of emergency” safety net for many IT resources. But many companies make the mistake of thinking that building their DR plan around cloud makes everything automatically safer, easier, and less expensive.

Here is a humorous look at both sides of cloud-based disaster recovery.

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