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Disaster Recovery Options: Comparing Carrier Pigeons, Tape and the Cloud

I was recently listening to a podcast by Jon Toigo (the podcast is currently sponsored by Iron Mountain) where he talks about cloud vs tape backup.  The talk covered many interesting considerations about backup and most importantly, recovery and the choice of those two different protection mechanisms.  Jon also mentioned IP over Avian Carrier (IPoAC) which is a topic I found intriguing and wanted to explore further in this blog post.

http://blog.ironmountain.com/2013/data-backup-and-recovery/disaster-recovery-options-comparing-carrier-pigeons-tape-and-the-cloud/