Swing on over to InfoStor for an enlightening article on cutting the costs of disaster recovery by the most excellent Michelle Hope. I’m proud to be part of this article – it’s packed with common-sense advice.
Not to sound too much like Mr. Toigo, but I’ve been telling people this for a long time: Rather than looking to technology to solve your replication issues, consider cutting the volume of data! Eliminating data to be replicated or adding a cheap short-distance replication target will go a lot farther than fancy link accelerators or WDM hardware. And getting to know your data is always a good idea!