VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director enables VMware Cloud Providers service providers to offer simple, cost-effective cloud-based disaster recovery services that seamlessly support their customers’ vSphere and virtual data center environments.
vCloud Availability makes it easy for service providers to run a disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) offering that is natively compatible with the end customer’s vSphere environment and across the provider vCloud Director Clouds.
Designed exclusively for VMware Cloud Providers service providers, the solutions are compatible with the VMware ecosystem. Service providers can further monetize their vCloud Director environments, while leveraging the VMware Cloud Providers pay-as-you-go purchasing construct in order to effectively grow consumption of software to meet customer demand.
vCloud Availability for vCloud Director leverages native vSphere replication, supporting a 5-minute Recovery Point Objective with vSphere 6.5. VMware Cloud Provider Partners can offer seamless encrypted data failover and failback DR-as-a-service to their customers from the customer’s vCenter into the provider cloud.
Service providers benefit from "Day 2" operations and automation from vRealize Operations plugins and vRealize Orchestration. Providers can monitor, view, and operate (via impersonation) their tenant cloud endpoint replications. They can provide managed disaster recovery operations on behalf of a tenant, giving customers the option to outsource their disaster recovery service.
vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR provides replication and failover capabilities for vCloud Director workloads at both the VM and vApp level. It delivers: