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Hosting.com Partners with VMware to Bring New Cloud Replication Solution to Market

Hosting.com, a leading provider of enterprise-class cloud-based application availability and recovery solutions, today announced the upcoming availability of its fully managed Cloud Replication solution. The data replication service meets the needs of customers seeking a solution for disaster recovery, while providing cost-effective business continuity and application recovery. The Cloud Replication solution leverages VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 (SRM 5) to deliver enterprise-class offsite data protection and disaster recovery.

Cloud Replication protects organizations from data loss resulting from clinical disasters, such as a server failure or human error, and catastrophic disasters that can bring a company to a complete standstill. Hosting.com enables automated virtual machine replication of a customer’s virtualized environments from their premise or from a Hosting.com datacenter to a Hosting.com datacenter recovery site. Customers can easily customize their replication and recovery settings in the Hosting.com Customer Portal by selecting individual virtual machines and the target Hosting.com recovery datacenter.

“The launch of Cloud Replication marks a monumental leap forward for customers who need data replication services for their virtual environments – with reduced infrastructure investment and increased functionality. Our Cloud Replication solution provides customers with a self-service portal and automated recovery solution that continues to utilize a customer’s existing infrastructure. Better yet, customers can control cost and exposure to disaster by individually selecting what level of protection best serves their organization – down to the VM level,” commented Art Zeile, CEO of Hosting.com. “Furthermore, customers can quickly benefit from the SRM 5 features due to our strategic relationship with VMware that enables us to provide this new functionality quickly to the market.”

Hosting.com’s Cloud Replication solution delivers a rapid and remote recovery infrastructure to maximize the availability of a customer’s mission-critical enterprise applications. In conjunction with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5, Cloud Replication delivers unprecedented control and flexibility to IT managers responsible for critical systems recovery at the time of a declared disaster. Administrators manage the failover and failback using the Hosting.com Customer Portal – a centralized location for disaster management.

“We’re excited that Hosting.com is committed to VMware virtualization and recovery solutions. Hosting.com’s Cloud Replication solution will revolutionize the manner in which VMware customers protect and recover their mission-critical applications with their integrated portal and automation functionality,” said Gaetan Castelein, director, product marketing, VMware.

Hosting.com is previewing their Cloud Replication solution during VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas. Attendees can see Hosting.com present in two live sessions, "SRM Future Product Directions: Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery" on Wednesday, August 31 at 4:00 pm and “Disaster Recovery to the Cloud: Service Provider Prospective” on August 30 at 12:00 pm. Hosting.com is also an exhibitor at VMworld 2011 – stop by Booth 1065 to speak to a Hosting.com account executive or sales engineer to learn more.

 

Published Tuesday, August 30, 2011 10:14 PM by David Marshall
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