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Top 10 Best Practices for VMware Data Availability

Author: Eric Siebert, VMware vExpert
Top 10 Best Practices for VMware Data Availability
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The VMware vSphere architecture offers many advantages for server backup and recovery. It changes the traditional techniques used to back up servers by leveraging virtualization features to streamline backup and recovery and makes it more efficient. It also provides more flexibility and options for performing backups, restoring VMs and implementing disaster recovery (DR).

In this white paper we will offer 10 best practices for assisting with implementing backup and recovery in a VMware vSphere environment, including the proper methods, techniques and configuration so you can take your backups to the next level.

You’ll also find out how you can leverage the cloud as part of your data protection strategy and how to keep critical VMs and data safe.

Read this FREE white paper to learn how to:

  • Choose the proper backup method for your VMware environment
  • Leverage policy-based controls for smarter data protection
  • Trace and troubleshoot potential issues in VMware environment
  • And more!

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About the Author

Eric Siebert is an IT industry veteran, author and blogger with more than 25 years of experience, most recently specializing in server administration and virtualization. He is a very active member of the VMware VMTN support forums, where he's attained the elite Guru status by helping others with their virtualization-related challenges. Siebert has published books including his most recent, "Maximum vSphere" from Pearson Publishing, and has authored training videos in the Train Signal series. He also maintains his own VMware information website, vSphere-land, and is a regular blogger and feature article contributor on TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization and SearchVMware websites.