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Analyst Video: The Evolution of Data Protection Licensing
The task of protecting data has undergone several disruptive technical developments over the past few years. Data protection licensing models have also changed from agent-based to recovery-centric. The recovery-based licensing model, which is centered on paying a marginal amount of money to cover data being backed up, is significantly cheaper than prior methods of backup-centric licensing (i.e., agent-based licensing and capacity-based licensing). With the new model, organizations pay a minor cost for backup—plus an additional amount determined by the quantity of data recovery required.
In this video, Jason Buffington, Senior Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group compares the backup industry’s licensing models and explains how a recovery-centric approach could significantly disrupt current data protection operations.