Data loss and the disasters that precede them can be both costly and distressing. 93% of companies that experience a data loss go out of business within 5 years.
Backup is the process of copying data to a specific location, from which the data can be retrieved in the event of an unexpected infrastructure or service problem.
Disaster recovery is the complete process required to safeguard data and services against issues and restore them in the event of a failure. Though a backup is a component of disaster recovery, it is only one part of a more complex process.