Data is growing at exponential rates and so is the need to keep that data backed up. The “cloud” has given rise to multiple Cloud Service Providers who offer services to businesses and consumers. These “as a Service” products work very well for organizations who don't possess the infrastructure or expertise to deploy such services, including Backup as a Service.
Backup as a service (BaaS) is the strategy of backup and recovery with the involvement of purchasing cloud services to manage. Instead of running backups with a centralized on-premises solution, BaaS connects IT systems to a private, public or hybrid cloud management. No longer do you need to worry about rotating and managing tapes or hard disks to get your data off-site. Data storage administrators can just offload maintenance and management to a provider
When choosing a Backup as a Service solution, many of the headaches that come with a backup strategy are offloaded onto the service provider. In return, the service provider may charge a monthly rate depending on the level of service offered. Importantly, with a BaaS in place, you will NOT need to invest in IT facilities, hardware, or support personnel.