NZ companies are often by necessity in the market for frugal excellence.  Nowhere more so that Disaster Recovery, which is one of those products you absolutely do not want, but know you need.

So how do you spend the least and get the most for your IT system Disaster Recovery?

If you’re all in the Cloud, make sure you have regularly rehearsed fail-over to alternate, out-of-region data-centres.

If you have important business information and systems on local servers, the optimum solutions right now are generally  a classic “hybrid” solution, with regularly rehearsed recovery processes, using on-premises hard-drives for the swiftest recovery, in conjunction with comprehensive, up-to-date online backup for the most thorough protection against building-wide or region-wide destruction.

http://insights.wired.com/profiles/blogs/infrascale-reveals-2015-storage-predictions – sections 2 and 3