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cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a  backup  and  restore  strategy that involves storing and maintaining copies of electronic records in a  cloud computing  environment as a security measure. The goal of cloud DR is to provide an organization with a way to recover data and/or implement  failover  in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe. There are a number of benefits that make cloud disaster recovery appealing, including the variety of ways it can be implemented: in-house, partially in-house or purchased as a service. This flexibility allows smaller enterprises to implement robust  disaster recovery plans  that would otherwise have been impossible. Typically, cloud providers charge for storage on a  pay-per-use model , based on  capacity , bandwidth or  seat . Because the provider is in charge of purchasing and maintaining its storage  infrastructure , the customer doesn't have to spend money on additional hardware, network resources, data center space and t