VMware Cloud on AWS DRaaS Promotion and Evaluation Guide

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Have you been wanting to try out VMware’s DRaaS offering for VMware Cloud on AWS? Now is your chance! VMware is currently running a promotion which includes protecting up to 200 VMs for 90 days for free for a limited number of customers. Take a look at all the details here and sign up now! Alongside Read more...

Happy Birthday VMware Site Recovery!!!

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Happy birthday VMware Site Recovery!!!   VMware Site Recovery is Disaster Recovery as-a-Service (DRaaS) for VMware Cloud on AWS, and it is one year old! A lot has changed in the last year, and it’s great to see our product grow and mature. In this blog post I summarize all the benefits that we’ve added Read more...

#StorageMinute: How VMware Site Recovery easily protects and recovers VMs

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  Welcome to the #StorageMinute series where we deliver key topics via bite-size content. In this edition, we’ll show you how you can deploy VMware Site Recovery for your DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) solution in less than 10 minutes.     VMware Site Recovery for VMware Cloud on AWS provides production-ready Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) cost-efficiently and on-demand. DRaaS Read more...

VMware Site Recovery VMworld Announcements

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VMware Site Recovery – An Awesome DRaaS Gets Even Better!   Until about seven years ago, in order to protect the files on my personal laptop, I used an external hard drive, which was clunky, heavy, and slow. If you wanted a device with enough capacity, you had to go with a slow spinning disk Read more...

More SRM and vSphere Replication FAQs and Answers

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Here are a few more questions and answers that I recently added to the SRM FAQ: Do I need to have VMtools installed on my VMs? Having VMtools installed on VMs recovered by SRM is not required, though it is helpful. SRM will use VMtools for a few things related to recovery: VMtools will be used Read more...

Site Recovery Manager Configuration Export/Import Capability

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The ability to export and import the configuration of Site Recovery Manager 8.1 is one of the best new features in this release as it helps customers reduce risk and simplify configuration. It has the capability of exporting and importing the entire configuration of SRM including Recovery Plans, Protection Groups, individual VM configuration settings, inventory Read more...

Better Together: Site Recovery Manager (SRM) and Virtual Volumes (VVol)

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Recently there has been a lot of interest in VMware’s Virtual Volumes (VVols) technology as our shared- storage customers begin to understand the value of deploying vSphere policy-based storage management.  As our customers have become more experienced with VVols, many have started to ask how they can implement business continuance and disaster recovery solutions using Read more...

VMworld Deep Thoughts

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  As VMworld season approaches, and the VMworld catalog is live, you may have some questions. You may ask yourself “Where do I start with so much material”? And you may ask yourself “Who’s session should I attend?” And you may wonder “How do I get into that party?” And you may ask yourself “Where Read more...
vSpeaking Podcast

vSpeaking Podcast Episode 80: Site Recovery Manager

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VMware’s Disaster Recovery software, Site Recovery Manager recently released its latest version 8.1 and what a release it was. New interface, enhanced features and several long awaited key features.  This week on the Virtually Speaking Podcast we welcome VMware Disaster Recovery expert GS Khalsa to walk us through whats new with SRM and vSphere Replication. Read more...