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4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service

VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.

(Image: VMware blog.)
(Image: VMware blog.)

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Charlie Babcock
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4/15/2014 | 1:42:36 PM
No VMware disaster recovery for Hyper-V
Good question, Lorna. Disaster Recovery Service works only with ESX and ESXi virtual machines. Hyper-V VMs not included.
Lorna Garey
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Lorna Garey,
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4/15/2014 | 11:07:24 AM
Smart
Virtualization was the best thing ever to happen to DR, and this is the logical culmination. The kicker is that 'VMware's price for a one-month subscription to Disaster Recovery includes 30 days of operations during a recovery.'

A no-brainer for VMware shops that don't already have dedicated DR centers -- and if the company can keep the cost for this in check, it'll be hard to beat by an IaaS vendor. One question though -- what if a company has some Hyper-V?
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