# 1 backup and recovery for VMware vSphere®

Efficient, Reliable Backup

Reliably protect your virtual machines with mature technology powered by EMC Avamar and minimize costs for backup infrastructure with patented, industry-leading deduplication.

Faster, Assured Recovery

Improve recovery time objectives (RTO) with unique restore capabilities and enable disaster recovery (DR) with network-efficient, secure backup data replication.

Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

Benefit from low upfront cost through simple per CPU licensing, the lowest capital expenses through storage and network efficient backup and replication, and the lowest operating expenses through simple management of backup services fully integrated with vSphere.

Simple, Integrated Management

Natively set up and manage data protection services with a few clicks from the same familiar console as the entire virtual infrastructure: the vSphere Web Client.

Application-Aware for Physical and Virtual

Backup both physical (non-virtualized) and virtualized Microsoft Exchange, SQL and SharePoint, through the same vSphere Web Client user interface, using agents that provide application-consistent, granular backup and recovery.

Unique differentiators of Backup and Recovery by VMware

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vSphere Data Protection Advanced Support

Self-service resources help you protect your virtual machines.

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vSphere Community

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Webcast: Technical Deep Drive with Live Demo April 17, 2014

Join this Technical Deep Dive as Kevin Lubojacky, Systems Engineer at VMware, walks through vSphere® Data Protection Advanced.

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