Disaster Recovery and Data Protection @ TechEd North America 2014

This year TechEd North America is happening between 12 May and 15 May, at Houston. There are some interesting sessions around Disaster Recovery and Backup – so we highly encourage you all to attend these sessions and interact with them. Sessions on May 12 Sessions on May 15 Looking forward to seeing you all there!… Read more

Hyper-V Capability Profile No Longer a Requirement to Configure Clouds in HRM

One of the key design principles that we focused on when developing the Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) disaster recovery service was a Service-Oriented Extensible Architecture. Combining this service-oriented approach with a close attention on telemetry data after each release gives us the opportunity to enable new scenarios for continuous service improvement, and quickly… Read more

Retaining IP Address after failover using Hyper-V Recovery Manager

When administrators are planning to deploy a disaster recovery solution, one of the key questions in their mind is that how the virtual machine would be reachable after the failover is completed. Using Network Mapping the administrator can choose which network the virtual machine would be attached to after failover. Read more about Network Mapping… Read more

Hyper-V Recovery Manager Recovery Plan Series – Part 1

As you are aware, Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager can be used to protect your on-prem applications by orchestrating the protection and recovery of Hyper-V virtual machines in your datacenter. With Cloud protection configuration and placement algorithm to choose the right host in your protecting site – a lot of manual work which is hard… Read more

Disaster Recovery as a service by Hosting Service Providers using Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

Hi! My name is Gaurav Daga – I am a program manager on the Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) product team, and my role is focused on hosting service providers (HSPs). With the general availability of the HRM service, we are starting to get a number of queries from HSPs on whether they can… Read more

Single VMM Server deployment topologies for Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

Business requirements should drive topology decisions. Based on these requirements an organization might choose to have multiple data centers managed by a single management head or multiple management heads managing different data centers. This blog covers how an organization deploy an SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) Server while using a single VMM Server to… Read more

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager: Supported Platform for October 2013 Public Preview Release

Last month we announced the public preview of Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager. This blog summarizes the supported platform matrix for this service update and new features that are available in this update. Platform Support Matrix In line with general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center Virtual Machine 2012 R2, the service… Read more

Announcing Paid Preview of Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

In August, Brad Anderson, as part of his Transform the Datacenter blog series, covered Microsoft’s Cloud Integrated Disaster Recovery Solution: Hyper-V Recovery Manager.  Last week we announced GA for Cloud OS. Today, we are excited to announce the Paid Preview of the Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM). This release of the service has been… Read more