GA of Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM)

We are excited to announce the General Availability of Hyper-V Recovery Manager or HRM for short. HRM is an Azure hosted service which orchestrates the protection and recovery of virtual machines in your datacenter. Hyper-V Replica replicates your virtual machines from your primary datacenter to your secondary datacenter. To re-emphasize, your VMs are not replicated to Windows Azure. HRM is a service hosted in Azure which acts as the “control plane”.

The high level solution is as follows:


A step by step guide on setting up HRM is available @

If you have questions on HRM, visit the TechNet forum @

Pricing, SLA details for the service is available @

Brad Anderson’s blog on HRM – – provides more details on the solution.