VMware Site Recovery Manager
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Discover the industry leading disaster recovery software to enable application availability and mobility across sites in private cloud environments with policy based management, non disruptive testing and automated orchestration. VMware Site Recovery Manager is the industry leading solution to enable application availability and mobility across sites in private cloud environments. VMware vSphere Replication support, stretched storage support, orchestrated cross — vCenter vMotion, NSX integration, and storage profile protection groups. Taking full advantage of the encapsulation and isolation of virtual machines, VMware Site Recovery Manager enables simplified automation of disaster recovery to meet Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs), reduce costs associated with business continuity plans, and achieve low risk and predictable results for recovery of a virtual environment. Provides zero downtime application mobility. Move live virtual machines at scale between sites over metro distances by using disaster recovery plans to orchestrate vSphere.

VMware Site Recovery Manager provides unique capabilities to create, maintain, and non disruptively test disaster recovery plans without the need for manual runbooks. The ability to automate the disaster recovery planning, maintenance, and testing process enables significant operational efficiencies. VMware has expanded the capabilities of VMware Site Recovery Manager with the version 6.1 release, which delivers unprecedented levels of protection and functionality as well as new use cases through the addition of capabilities such as storage policy based protection groups, support for stretched storage with orchestrated VMware vMotion, and enhanced integration with NSX. The ability to create a network that spans VMware vCenter boundaries and creates a cross-site Layer-2 network means that after failover, it is no longer necessary to re configure IP addresses. Uses simple policy based management. Protect thousands of virtual machines with ease using centralized recovery plans managed from the vSphere Web Client. Use policy driven automation and the SDDC architecture to simplify ongoing management.

Enhanced Integration With VMware NSX

Networking is typically one of the more complex and cumbersome aspects of a disaster recovery plan. Ensuring that the proper networks, firewall rules and routing are configured correctly and available can quite challenging. Making an isolated test network with all the same capabilities can be even more so. Additionally, solutions like cross vCenter vMotion require a stretched Layer-2 network which can create even more difficulty. NSX V6.2 has a number of new features which enhance Site Recovery Manager. This means that organizations can now use VMware NSX and VMware Site Recovery Manager to simplify the creation, testing and execution of recovery plans as well as accelerate recovery times. NSX V6.2 supports creating “Universal Logical Switches”, which allow for the creation of Layer-2 networks that span vCenter boundaries. This means that when utilizing Universal Logical Switches with NSX there will be a virtual port group at both the protected and recovery site that connect to the same Layer-2 network.

VMware Site Recovery Manager

Perform frequent non-disruptive testing to ensure IT disaster recovery predictability and compliance. Achieve fast and reliable recovery using fully automated workflows and complementary Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) solutions. Protect thousands of virtual machines with ease using centralized recovery plans managed from the vSphere Web Client. Use policy-driven automation and the SDDC architecture to simplify ongoing management. Move live virtual machines at scale between sites over metro distances by using disaster recovery plans to orchestrate vSphere cross-vCenter vMotion operations, avoiding downtime altogether. Lower the total cost of ownership of disaster recovery by up to 50 percent by decreasing operational expenses through automation and reducing capital investments using SDDC technology. VMware Site Recovery Manager is available in two editions, Standard and Enterprise. Both standalone editions of VMware Site Recovery Manager are licensed “per protected virtual machine.”
VMware Site Recovery Manager

Features

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.

VMware NSX Software-Defined Networking

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

With VMware vCloud Suite it 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.

VMware vRealize Automation

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.

VMware vRealize Operations

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.