Gartner: Innovation Insight for Leveraging Isolated Recovery Environments and Immutable Data Vaults
– Jerry Rozeman and Michael Hoeck, 27 May 2021
Isolated recovery environments (IREs) with immutable data vaults (IDVs) promise to protect backup and recovery systems against advanced ransomware attacks by being unyielding. This paper examines how Infrastructure & Operations leaders should make the decision whether such solutions are worth the investment, or whether to go with alternative approaches.
- IREs with IDVs provide the highest level of security and recovery against ransomware.
- “New backup and recovery solutions offer many of the benefits offered by IREs, but IREs offer additional physical security and recovery features.”1
- “Optimize recovery speed by implementing IREs with IDVs in close proximity to production systems.”1
1Source: Gartner, Innovation Insight for Leveraging Isolated Recovery Environments and Immutable Data Vaults, Jerry Rozeman and Michael Hoeck, 27 May 2021. GARTNER is a registered trademark and service mark of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and is used herin with permission. All rights reserved.
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