VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery
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VMware delivers a comprehensive, integrated portfolio of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions that provides high availability, data protection and disaster recovery. With VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery , ensure the highest level of availability and eliminate data loss for your business critical applications without the cost and complexity associated with traditional application level clustering. Perform live migrations and upgrades, essentially eliminating planned downtime. Automatically restart applications on available hardware when an operating system or server level failure occurs, making unplanned downtime a thing of the past. Disaster Recovery—as—a—Service solutions allow you to avoid the costs of purchasing the infrastructure and software needed for a secondary or tertiary disaster recovery site and to pay for your disaster recovery solution out of your operating budget. VMware vCloud Air Disaster Recovery is a Recovery—as—a—Service (DRaaS) solution owned and operated by VMware, that offers native cloud based disaster recovery capabilities for VMware vSphere environments.

Simplify recovery of entire systems — including operating system, applications and data — within your recovery time objectives. With VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery be prepared for the unexpected with flexible disaster recovery solutions that fit your business’s needs. With options to build a private cloud disaster recovery solution, or deploy a public cloud disaster recovery as a service, none of your business critical applications will need to go without protection. Efficient and predictable backup and recovery. Protect your IT environment and simplify backup and recovery of your data and systems with virtualization technologies. VMware vSphere enables organizations to eliminate planned downtime and perform system maintenance at any time to reduce the burden on IT and without affecting service. Simplify recovery of entire systems — including operating system, applications and data — within your recovery time objectives using VMware vSphere Data Protection.

VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery

For organizations that would like to build out their own private clouds for disaster recovery, VMware offers a portfolio of products that includes replication and disaster recovery orchestration, as well as a hyper converged infrastructure solution to further simplify and reduce the costs of implementing a disaster recovery solution. VMware Site Recovery Manager provides automated orchestration and non disruptive testing of centralized recovery plans to simplify disaster recovery management for all your virtualized applications. VMware vSAN, a key component of VMware Hyper—Converged Software, brings the benefits of hyper converged infrastructure and software defined data center to storage. By clustering server hard disk and solid state drives, VMware vSAN creates a flash optimized, highly resilient shared datastore designed for virtual environments. VMware vSphere Replication is a flexible and easy to use replication technology that is configured and managed at the virtual machine level.

Unplanned Downtime

Due to the complexity and cost of application level clustering, only a minority of applications are typically protected with these solutions. In traditional IT environments, that leaves the majority of applications with no protection against unplanned downtime. VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery provides a set of capabilities to provide simple and cost—effective availability for all applications running on vSphere. VMware vSphere application high availability — complements the functionality of VMware vSphere High Availability with application—level monitoring and automated remediation. VMware vSphere fault tolerance — provides continuous availability for applications in the event of server failures by creating a live shadow instance of a VM that is in virtual lockstep with the primary instance. VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery reduces application downtime by automatically restarting VMs on available servers upon detecting server hardware or guest operating system failures.

Planned Downtime

Planned downtime for local system maintenance is the number one cause of downtime in IT environments. Maintenance windows are scheduled long ahead of time for evenings or weekends to minimize business impact. With VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery and vSphere enables organizations to eliminate planned downtime and perform system maintenance at any time to reduce the burden on IT and without affecting service. VMware vSphere Storage vMotion provides the ability to perform live migration of FM disk files across heterogeneous storage arrays with complete transaction integrity and application availability. VMware vSphere vMotion leverages the complete virtualization of servers, storage and networking to move an entire running virtual machine instantaneously from one server to another. With vSphere, you increase the baseline level of availability for all your applications and ensure service level agreements are met.

Disaster Recovery

Simple and reliable disaster recovery for all your applications. With traditional disaster recovery solutions, businesses have to figure out what their budget can support and make tough decisions about which applications will not be covered. This process has been simplified thanks to the virtualization of IT resources and the advent of disaster recovery offerings via private and public clouds. Disaster recovery solutions are now both easy to manage and affordable, allowing for increased disaster recovery protection for all applications. VMware provides private cloud disaster recovery and cloud based disaster recovery as a service. With VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery organizations benefit from a dual approach to disaster recovery that leverages both private cloud and disaster recovery as a service. VMware provides you with better flexibility to protect your business critical information in vSphere environments whether you choose to build your own solution or subscribe to disaster recovery services.

VMware Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery

The VMware vCloud Air Network is your partner in the cloud. Get reliable cloud services tailored to your business needs with the VMware vCloud Air Network, a global ecosystem of cloud providers offering validated services based on VMware technology. VMware vCloud Air network benefits, Data sovereignty — with a network of cloud providers located across more than 100 countries, you can easily keep data and applications local — simplifying adherence to national data security and privacy regulations. Hybridity — ensure compatibility with services based on the same VMware vSphere platform you already use.

You can reduce energy consumption by decreasing the number of servers in your data center. VMware server virtualization can reduce hardware requirements by a 15:1 ratio, enabling you to lessen the environmental impact of your organization’s IT without sacrificing reliability or service levels. Server and desktop hardware consolidation can also help you achieve a 20 to 30 percent lower cost per application, as well as defer data center construction costs by $1,000 per square foot. VMware vSphere with Operations Management allows for a 50 to 70 percent higher virtual machine density per host than commodity offerings.

Applications and data can reside and be accessible anywhere. With VMware NSX Software Defined Networking you can reduce the time to provision entire networks in software from weeks to seconds. It abstracts virtual networks from the underlying physical network, providing the flexibility to run on top of any network hardware. With improved operational efficiency through automation, network operators can achieve faster deployment and greater agility. Enables network micro segmentation.

Provisioning VMware NSX Software Defined Networking brings security inside the data center with automated, fine—grained policies tied to the virtual machines. It enables micro segmentation to significantly reduce the lateral spread of threats inside the data center. Security policies travel with the workloads, independent of where workloads are in the network topology. VMware NSX abstracts networking from the underlying hardware and attaches networking and security policies to their associated workloads.

VMware vCloud Suite is an integrated offering that brings together VMware’s industry—leading vSphere hypervisor and VMware vRealize Suite multi—vendor hybrid cloud management platform. VMware’s new portable licensing units allow vCloud Suite to build and manage both vSphere — based private clouds as well as multi—vendor hybrid clouds. Leverage the world’s leading virtualization platform as the foundation for multiple data center initiatives. Consolidate servers and data centers. Improve application availability and performance. Address application requirements for scale up or scale out.

Rapidly provision infrastructure and application resources across development, test, QA and production. Effectively manage these resources from initial provisioning through retirement in order to maximize both capital and operational spending. Understand the cost of infrastructure and the consumption of resources by end users. Deliver proactive management of performance, availability and capacity across all data center domains including applications, compute, network and storage. Build the foundation for successful developer agility and infrastructure modernization initiatives.

Agility through automation with continuous delivery, support rapid iterations and DevOps principles by automating the pipeline for any kind of software. Artifact management provides versioning support, and a release dashboard provides end to end visibility into release history. Automate the end to end delivery and management of infrastructure, and accelerate application deployment and releases. Choice through flexibility. Provision and manage multivendor, multicloud infrastructure and applications by leveraging existing infrastructure, tools and processes. Personalization through governance policies.

Ensure that users receive the right size resource or application at the appropriate service level for the jobs they need to perform. Efficiency through cost containment. Provide consistent, automated delivery and management of IT services and reduce time—consuming, manual processes. Reclaim inactive resources for reuse with automated reclamation, providing cost savings. Centrally manage public and private clouds. Flexibly manage your cloud infrastructure, control costs, and maintain strong governance. Get more from your VMware vRealize software investments.

With VMware vRealize Operations, IT organizations of all sizes can improve performance, avoid disruption, and become more efficient with comprehensive visibility across applications and infrastructure in one place. Performance and availability across the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). Improve performance, avoid disruption and proactively manage the SDDC with integrated performance and health monitoring from storage to applications with predictive analytics, Smart Alerts and guided remediation. Optimize infrastructure utilization.

Become more efficient by optimizing resource utilization including reclamation and right sizing, across cluster workload placement, improved planning and forecasting and enforce IT and configuration standards. Unified management across heterogeneous data centers and multiple public clouds. Simplify operations with comprehensive visibility in one place across applications, physical infrastructure components and public clouds, supported by an extensible platform utilizing third—party management packs. Business continuity—improve business continuity and disaster recovery planning through automated application discovery and mapping, and by identifying the impact of infrastructure changes on your applications.