Easy, Economical Cloud DR to AWS with RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines

The most recent RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines v5.2.1 release, adds the capability to protect VMs directly to AWS S3 object storage, using proprietary snap-based replication, with RPO that can be measured in minutes. This blog recaps the capabilities that Cloud DR 18.4 unlocks for Recover Point for Virtual Machines.

RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines works with Cloud DR to protect your VMs by replicating them to the AWS cloud. Replicated data is compressed, encrypted, and stored as incremental snapshots on Amazon S3 object storage. You can set parameters around the snap-replication policies for reliable and repeatable Disaster Recovery! Your VMs are protected using built-in orchestration managed from within vSphere Web Client, test and fail over the protected snapshots in AWS. Dell EMC Cloud DR Server is being used for managing the cloud copies and running orchestrated recovery flows to native AWS EC2 instances, or to virtual machines running within VMware Cloud™ on AWS. Cloud DR provides crash-consistent, image level VM recovery to AWS and VMware Cloud™ on AWS. After failing over, you can fail back in minutes to an on-premises vCenter. Using a single interface to manage your VMs eliminates excess complexity and makes this latest release simply powerful.

With no additional licensing required to enable Cloud DR services, Dell EMC is helping cut cost while implementing seamless functionality. Whether you’re leveraging the cloud currently or it’s going to be a vital part of your Data Protection/DR strategy moving forward, RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines continues to set the industry standard for any point in time recovery on premises. Now we offer cost-effective proprietary snapshot replication to AWS with RPOs that are measured in minutes.

RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines with Cloud DR provides a huge cloud enhancement enabling our customers with confidence to. Increased efficiency for Instant recovery on/off premises. If you have any questions about Cloud DR with Recover Point for Virtual Machines reach out to your Dell EMC representative or read more on the RecoverPoint site.

About the Author: Toussaint Brock

Toussaint Brock is a Chicago native, born and raised in the inner city he grew up with a passion for technology and how it would soon impact human progress in his community and the world. Now Toussaint is a Product Marketing Manager within the Data Protection division at Dell EMC and is responsible for RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines. Prior sales experience further enables his ability to translate feature and functionality to business value and monetary impact. He owns the messaging, marketing, and sales enablement tools that are associated with this product. His experience in the consumer, e-commerce, and technology space allows him to provide unique perspective to every project he takes on. When off work - he is a fitness fanatic, basketball enthusiast, and loves to travel.