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Partner Support for VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4
“3PAR Utility Storage has been adopted by large enterprises and service providers where simplicity and high availability are critical requirements,” said Craig Nunes, vice president, marketing, 3PAR. “We’re excited to continue our work with VMware on the VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4 release. 3PAR’s certified integration with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager enables our customers to deploy a powerful solution for reliable, automated disaster recovery of their VMware virtualized environments.”
“Disaster recovery needs continue to drive IT spending and VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager is at the top of our customers’ priority list,” said Bruce Kornfeld, vice president, marketing, Compellent. “With the certified integration of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager with Compellent’s remote replication technology, the combination of VMware and Compellent virtualization delivers a powerful solution that can automate the flow of data across an organization’s IT infrastructure, regardless of the location.”
"Our customers rely on Dell to provide end-to-end disaster recovery solutions and services that are simple and reliable," said Praveen Asthana, vice president, Dell Storage and Networking. "Since the initial launch of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager, our customers have benefited greatly from the advanced integration of Dell EqualLogic PS Series and Dell/EMC CX Series SAN-based replication with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager. The availability of VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4 enhances our customers' VMware vSphere™ 4 deployments with simpler, automated disaster recovery and extends disaster recovery protection for multiple sites to a single DR location."
“EMC and VMware share a common vision to deliver complete datacenter business continuity solutions that are automated, reliable, and cost-effective," said Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware technology alliance, EMC. “As customers take steps to achieving a private cloud by virtualizing their tier-one environments, they want to utilize their existing technology investments in the new business continuity strategy that meets the requirements of a virtualized environment. EMC supports a majority of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager customers of all sizes today and is extending its comprehensive support with new product capabilities to make setup and configuration simpler, and make failback a single-click operation so customers can more quickly realize the benefits of this business continuity solution."
“VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager truly delivers reliable, automated disaster recovery – with its certified integration with the FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS) Gateway, customers have a new powerful replication solution to meet their disaster recovery project requirements at a lower cost and without having to purchase the same vendor SAN in both the primary and secondary site,” said Bernie Wu, vice president, business development, FalconStor Software. “The combination of our respective solutions offer customers WAN-optimized thin replication, guaranteed application integrity and automated disaster recovery failback capability, enabling enterprise-class business continuity in VMware vSphere™ 4-enabled data centers of all sizes.”
"VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager enables reliable, automated disaster recovery of today's business environments,” said Sean Moser, vice president of software product management, Hitachi Data Systems. “With its certified integration with Hitachi system-based replication software and storage platforms, VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager enables customers to not just meet disaster recovery objectives but exceed them by expanding protection to additional workloads and sites, easily and cost-effectively."
"Customers can lower the risk of business downtime by using proven disaster recovery solutions that simplify the protection and recovery of their critical data," said Andrew Manners, vice president, marketing, HP StorageWorks. "The HP LeftHand Enterprise Virtual Array and XP arrays feature replication software that is certified and integrated with VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4. Paired together, customers can protect their virtual environments with a simple, affordable, automated disaster recovery solution."
“LSI has worked with VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager since its inception to provide businesses with reliable and cost-effective storage replication, failover and recovery,” said Vic Mahadevan, vice president, marketing and product management, Engenio Storage Group, LSI Corporation. “Systems based on LSI Engenio storage systems have always excelled at supporting the mixed workloads inherent in virtualized environments, and our OEM partners offer a broad range of affordable, scalable VMware-integrated solutions that complement and are easy to use with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 4.”
“NEC has long been providing diverse virtualization solutions with the combination of VMware products and advanced NEC IT platforms such as Express 5800 server and D-Series storage,” said Motoyasu Akatsu, vice president and executive general manager, Computers Software Operations Unit, NEC Corporation. “The addition of VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4 to our solution offering will enrich NEC's virtualization product portfolio and will help to fulfill customer requirements to establish highly reliable and robust IT infrastructure.”
“New support for NFS storage replication in VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4 provides enhanced flexibility for joint NetApp and VMware customers,” said Patrick Rogers, vice president, Solutions and Alliances, NetApp. “Now customers using NFS can simplify disaster recovery failover and testing through SRM integration with NetApp® SnapMirror® and FlexClone®, enabling them to select any protocol available on NetApp’s unified storage platform—iSCSI, Fibre Channel, or NFS—without compromise.”
“VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 4 truly delivers reliable, automated disaster recovery,” said Rob Peglar, vice president of technology, Xiotech. “With its certified integration with the Xiotech Emprise 7000, customers have a powerful solution to meet their disaster recovery objectives as well as provide industry-leading performance, data reliability and data integrity to their virtual machine environments.”