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Enhanced vCloud Air Disaster Recovery features coming soon

Lots to talk about over at VMware’s Cloud Services Business Unit.  Yesterday VMware made the Virtual Private Cloud On-Demand Generally Available which is the new pay as you go credit card offering.  They also announced enhanced Disaster Recovery features that will be released in the coming months.  I think this announcement went a little unheard due to the big splash On-Demand made. This release is of particular importance to me, as it is the one I am concentrating all my time and effort developing demo’s, video’s, tutorials, use cases and presentations on, so excuse me for being a little excited lol.  I will also be talking about this more in-depth at the London VMUG on 22nd January. The three key features for the next release of vCloud Air Disaster Recovery are: Native Fail back Native fail back allows you to replicate your virtual machines back to your on premises datacenter, […]

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vCloud Disaster Recovery White paper published

Alan Renouf and Aidan Dalgleish have written a white paper on how to automate the failover of your vCloud environment. This case study is a really interesting read, with some really cool concepts in it. Definite recommended reading for anyone looking to automate the disaster recovery of there vCloud infrastructure and provide business continuity. Click here to read the whitepaper VMware vCloud Director® enables enterprise organizations to build secure private clouds that dramatically increase datacenter efficiency and business agility. Coupled with VMware vSphere®, vCloud Director delivers cloud computing for existing datacenters by pooling vSphere virtual resources and delivering them to users as catalog-based services. It helps users build agile infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud environments that greatly accelerate the time to market for applications and the responsiveness of IT organizations. Resiliency is a key aspect of any infrastructure, it is even more important in IaaS solutions. This technical paper was developed to […]

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vCloud Director Infrastructure Resiliency white paper released

vCloud Director Infrastructure Resiliency white paper released

Today Duncan Epping at Yellow-Bricks.com and Chris Colotti at ChrisColotti.us released the VMware vCloud Infrastructure Resiliency case study.  Duncan has already blogged about this.  He explained how he came up with this idea, and the following quote is from his article: Someone asked me at PEX where this solution came from all of a sudden, well this is based on a solution I came up with on a random Friday morning  half of December when I woke up at 05:00 in Palo Alto still jet-lagged. I diagrammed it on a napkin and started scribbling things down in Evernote. I explained the concept to Chris over breakfast and that is how it started. Over the last two months Chris (+ his team) and I validated the solution and this is the outcome. I want to thank Chris and team for their hard work and dedication. After Duncan’s story ends, it actually continues […]

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