Azure Site Recovery

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WHY Have a DR Strategy and solution

  • Increased dependency on data and IT System for every business
  • Protection and availability of these systems is crucial for business to operate
  • Outages can be caused by natural disaster or an operational failure but the IT systems need to get backup and running asap

 

Challenges that DRaaS addresses

  • Maintaining a DR site/system was a costly affair
  • Paying for the DR services/system even when they are not in use
  • Its complex to maintain, test, failover & failback

 

Benefits of Azure Site Recovery (Leading DRaaS solution)

  • Automated protection and replication of IT workloads
  • Remote health monitoring
  • Customizable recovery plans
  • No-impact recovery plan testing
  • Orchestrated recovery when needed
  • Replication to—and recovery in—Azure
  • Cost Effective Solution
  • Pay minimum fee for data replication, pay for compute only in case of DR

 

Simple, automated protection and disaster recovery in the cloud

  • Protect your environment by automating the replication of the virtual machines
  • Protect Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers
  • Use Azure or your secondary datacenter as your recovery site
  • Easily create Disaster Recovery plans
  • No impact DR testing
  • Application aware replication
  • Easy Failback Capabilities
  • Data encrypted while in replication and at rest
  • Reduced RTO and RPO with low cost
  • Guaranteed 99.9% availability for each Protected Instance of Site Recovery Service

 

Solution Requirements

Guest Operating systems

  • Only 64-bit operating systems are supported
  • Disk size should not be more than 4096GB
  • Hyper-V to Azure replication: Site Recovery supports all operating systems that are supported by Azure
  • VMware/Physical: Windows Server 2008 R2 & above, many Linux operation systems also supported
  • VMware: vCenter 5.5 or 6.0
  • Hyper-V: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 with latest updates.