Five Reasons for a Backup Business
1. Market Demand
2. Revenue Opportunities
3. Competitive Threats
4. Existing Relationships
5. New Technologies
Market DemandCompanies have a growing need for backup and recovery solutions due to increasing legal, regulatory and business continuity pressures. Furthermore the sheer volume of data means automated and simplified backups are need now more than ever.
Revenue OpportunitiesCompanies have demonstrated a new willingness to pay for quality backup services. Services such as EMC Mozy and Amazon S3 have helped educate the market so customers are beginning to understand the value of reliable backup.
Competitive ThreatsYour competitors are investing in backup businesses, and they are targeting your customers.
Existing RelationshipsYou already have a relationship built on trust and an existing revenue relationship with your customer, so extending backup services can be an easy cross-sell.
New technologies such as virtual appliances, hardware appliances and backup replication make it easier than ever to build a profitable backup business.
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