VMware_vCenter_Site_Recovery_Manager_Technical_Overview

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vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1
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vSphere Provides The Best Foundation For Disaster Recovery
Consolidation
Hardware
Independence
Encapsulation
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vSphere
vSphere
vSphere
Cost-Efficient Infrastructure
• Reduced hardware requirements at recovery site
• Use recovery hardware to run low-priority apps
Flexible Infrastructure
• Eliminate need for identical hardware across
sites
• Enable waterfalling of equipment to recovery site
Simple Application Protection
• Entire system – including application, OS,
and data – is stored as virtual machine files
• Entire system can be protected with data
protection tools
vCenter Site Recovery Manager Ensures Simple, Reliable DR
Site Recovery Manager Complements vSphere to provide the simplest
and most reliable disaster protection and site migration for all applications
Site A (Primary)
VMware
vCenter Server
Site Recovery
Manager
Site B (Recovery)
VMware
vCenter Server
Site Recovery
Manager
VMware vSphere
VMware vSphere
Servers
Servers
Simplify management of recovery and
migration plans
• Replace manual runbooks with centralized
recovery plans
• From weeks to minutes to set up new plan
Automate failover and migration
processes
• Reduce testing gap with frequent nondisruptive testing
• Ensure automated failover and migration
• Automate failback processes
Broad Choice of Replication Options
• Built-in vSphere Replication
• Support for storage-based replication
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Key Components Of SRM 5.1
Protected Site
vCenter Server
Site
Recovery
Manager
vCenter Server 5.1
• 1 per site
• Standard, Foundation, Essentials
Recovery Site
Site Recovery Manager 5
• 1 per site vCenter Server
Site
Recovery
Manager
vSphere 3.5, 4.x or 5.x
• Essentials+, Standard, Enterprise or
Enterprise Plus
vSphere
Replication
Options
vSphere
vSphere Replication
Storage
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Storage
Storage-Based Replication
(3rd party)
VMware offers Low-cost DR solutions for Small/Remote Offices
vSphere
Essentials Plus
or
vSphere
Acceleration Kits
Site A
Overview
 vSphere and SRM 5.1 new capabilities drastically
lower cost and complexity of BCDR:
 New! vSphere Storage Appliance and vSphere
Replication included in Ess+ and AKs
 New! vSphere Data Protection for backup to disk
with dedup included in Ess + and AKs
 New! SRM 5.1 adds support for vSphere Ess +
Multi-Site
Production & DR
Benefits
 Run apps on leading virtualization platform
 Improve app uptime with built-in features, like
Site B
Site Recovery
Manager
(a-la-carte editions –
Standard, Enterprise)
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vMotion, HA, FT, Storage vMotion
 Reduce cost eliminating need for external shared
storage and third-party replication and backup
 Automate failover and DR testing with SRM
Thank You!

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