FAQs

Q. What is the current promotion offer?
A. VMware Site Recovery Add-on for VMware Cloud on AWS free for 90 days for up to 200 protected VMs.

Q. Where can I learn more about VMware Site Recovery?
A. The VMware Site Recovery website has guides, videos and overviews to help you learn more about this DRaaS offering.

Q. What is the timeframe for this promotion?
A. The promotion is available from January 28, 2019 through July 26 11:59 PM PT, or until capacity has been reached. This promotion is available only to a limited number of customers (Org IDs) whose applications will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis.

Q. What are the benefits of this promotion?
A. Customers can learn about protecting their workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS with reduced costs.

Q. What capabilities are included in VMware Site Recovery?
A. VMware Site Recovery protects workloads from on-prem environments to VMware Cloud on AWS, and between different VMware Cloud on AWS regions. VMware Site Recovery includes vSphere Replication to replicate data to a DR target on VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Site Recovery also includes Site Recovery Manager to orchestrate and automate DR failover to a DR target on VMware Cloud on AWS, and to perform non-disruptive testing to verify failover scenarios.

Q. Do customers need to have a VMware Cloud on AWS deployment to use this promotion?
A. Yes. Customer who do not have a VMware Cloud on AWS deployment can sign up for VMware Cloud on AWS, and then apply for the promotion.

 

Q. Is the VMware Cloud on AWS deployment provided for free?
A. No. This promotion only covers the VMware Site Recovery add-on for your VMware Cloud on AWS deployment.

 

Q. What are the requirements of this promotion?

A. New VMware Site Recovery customers will need to apply online at https://cloud.vmware.com/vmware-site-recovery/get-started. After sign up, VMware will review the applications on a first-come-first-served basis and customers will receive an email notification saying whether they are approved to use the promotion, waitlisted or denied. Customers have 15 days from getting the approval email to redeem the promotion by activating the add-on, and protecting a VM. If no VM has been protected within this time period, the customer would need to reapply for the promotion.

 

Q. Are all customers eligible for this promotion?

A. No. Exclusions include, but is not limited to, individuals, Technology Alliance Program (TAP) Partners, and where prohibited by law. VMware reserves the right to change or cancel this promotion at any time.

 

Q. On which VMware Cloud on AWS regions is this promotion available?

A. This promotion is available across all the active VMware Cloud on AWS regions except for GovCloud (US).

 

Q. Can I use this promotion even if I’m using the 1-node deployment or the 3 hosts for the price of 2 offering?

A. Yes.

Q. What are the SKUs associated with this Promotion?
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COS-AXXSR-1HUT0-C1S
VMware Site Recovery Service - US Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-B1XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - EU (Frankfurt) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) B1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-C1XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - EU (London) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) C1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-F1XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - Asia Pacific (Sydney) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) F1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-A3XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - US West (N. California) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) A3X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-A4XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - US East (Ohio) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) A4X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-G1XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - EU (Ireland) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) G1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
COS-D1XSRS-1HUT0-C1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) D1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage
CHS-L1XSRS-1HUT0-F1P
VMware Site Recovery Service - AWS GovCloud (US) Data Center (Introductory price at 50% discount) L1X - per protected VM - Hourly Usage