Companies are dealing with an ever increasing amount of data that has become critical to operating their business. Modern processes designed to safeguard information have become a requirement where they were once an option. Through all this, cloud storage has been proven to be a cost effective, reliable and secure solution. Cloud backups and recovery solutions utilize your current infrastructure, reducing the need for additional equipment. Software is typically installed on servers and workstations where the data resides. A lower total cost of ownership is achieved when moving to the cloud by eliminating the need for backup tapes, tape drives and expensive couriers. Instead of moving physical media by courier, the data is encrypted and sent to offsite datacenters through secure data tunnels over the Internet.