6 new features in VMware vCloud Air – Disaster Recovery

VMware vCloud Air for Disaster Recovery

On April 15, 2014, VMware announced vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. vCloud Air – Disaster Recovery is an excellent solution that allows organizations of all sizes to recover from a disaster, power outage or loss of connectivity and continue to operate. I wrote a blog on this last year which covers the core service offering for vCloud Air – Disaster Recovery.
[Read more…]

What’s New In Symantec Backup Exec 2014

What's new In Symantec Backup Exec 2014

On June 2nd, Symantec released Backup Exec 2014, the latest version of its backup and recovery software. The new software brings back features that customers liked in earlier versions and were not part of Backup Exec 2012.

[Read more…]

VMware announced vCloud Air for Disaster Recovery – UPDATED

VMware announced vCloud Hybrid Service for Disaster Recovery

Editor’s note: We updated this post to reflect VMware’s rebranding of vCloud Hybrid Service for Disaster Recovery, to VMware vCloud Air Disaster Recovery. Also, look to the bottom of this post for a link to register for our upcoming webinar on August 28th, 2014. In this webinar, our VMware experts reveal the VMworld 2014 announcements that will affect you most!

Organizations need to protect themselves from a disaster or service interruption. However, the reality is:

  • 24% of companies said they have experienced a full data disaster (Forrester)
  • 95% of companies of companies experienced a data outage in the past year (Ponemon Institute)
  • Average cost of downtime for a midsize company is $70,000 per hour (Gartner)
  • 70% of companies that experience a major data loss go out of business within a year. (PricewaterhouseCooper)

What can you do to ensure your virtual machines are protected? Here’s one great option. [Read more…]