Category Archives: Storage

EMC VPLEX: Architecture Overview

In this article we talk about storage virtualization solution - EMC VPLEX. VPLEX supports both EMC storage arrays from other storage vendors, such as HDS, HP, and IBM. VPLEX supports operating systems including both physical and virtual server environments with VMware ESX and Microsoft Hyper-V. VPLEX supports network fabrics from Brocade and Cisco, including legacy McData SANs. VPLEX… Read More »

NetBackup Replication Director for VMware

Replication Director is the implementation of NetBackup OpenStorage-managed snapshots and snapshot replication, where the snapshots are stored on the storage systems of partnering companies. Replication Director has been introduced in NetBackup 7.5. Main features of Replication Director in NetBackup 7.6: Enables NetBackup to manage NetApp hardware snapshots (currently only this vendor) Leverages OpenStorage technology Replicate snapshots to one… Read More »

EMC RecoverPoint for virtual machines 4.2: Architecture Overview

In November, EMC released RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines 4.2 (RP4VM) which allows replicating virtual machines with virtual machine level granularity. Recover Point for virtual machines is a new competitor of VMware Site Recovery Manager and Zerto Virtual Replication. Some main features: Recovery Point Objective (RPO) - zero or seconds. (Sync or async replication available) RecoverPoint for VMs is… Read More »