VMware Site Recovery Manager ConsultingVMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) permits organizations with multi-site private cloud and hybrid cloud deployments to define, automate, and test disaster recovery solutions. VMware also allows enterprises to automate routine operations such as moving datacenters to new sites, migrating applications between datacenters for workload balancing, performing failback and re-protect after a site outage, and installing patches and upgrades, all without disrupting the delivery of business-critical services. VMware's SRM's centrally managed audit reporting streamlines the process of proving disaster recovery compliance, confirming SLA targets, and validating disaster recovery workflows.

VMware SRM works natively with VMware vSphere Replication and integrates seamlessly with disaster recovery solutions from leading SAN storage providers such as NetApp. VMware SRM can also be used to provide application-aware protection for key Microsoft applications like Exchange and SQL Server. Single-click failover and failback orchestration reduces RTO, and array-based synchronous replication allows zero-data-loss RPO within metropolitan distances. When used with VMware's NSX network virtualization technology, VMware SRM can quickly recover the complete logical network topology at the recovery site.

Progent can provide the expertise of a certified VMware VCDX-NV consultant to assist your organization to design, configure, test and administer a disaster recovery solution built around VMware Site Recovery Manager and integrated with the VMware NSX platform for the Software-defined Data Center (SDDC). VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of certification offered by VMware, and in 2016 there were fewer than 250 VCDX's worldwide. The VCDX-NV certification requires enterprise-class networking and network virtualization skills with a focus on VMware NSX. Certification is achieved through a rigorous design defense process that requires candidates to submit and successfully defend a production-ready VMware solution before a panel of veteran VCDX holders. This peer-vetting ensures that VCDX holders are world-class consulting architects.

Progent's Microsoft-certified team of Windows Server 2019 integration experts and Windows Server 2016 consultants can help you set up Site Recovery Manager on Windows Server at protected and recovery site and can also help you configure mission-critical applications by providing services such as Exchange Server 2019 planning and deployment services, Exchange Server 2016 migration, SQL Server 2019 migration consulting, SQL Server 2017 upgrade expertise, and SQL Server 2016 integration consulting. Progent's Cisco CCIE consultants can help you architect and configure a resilient physical infrastructure for VMware SRM and NSX, and Progent can provide a NetApp-certified SAN storage expert to help you integrate NetApp clustered storage with SRM and NSX for a best-of-breed disaster recovery solution.

Capabilities of VMware Site Recovery Manager
VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware vCenter servers located at protected (primary) and recovery sites and running in conjunction with VMware vSphere allow the rapid recovery of virtual machines (VMs) by staring up recovery VMs when the primary site experiences a shutdown. The recovery site VMs use the data replicated from the protected site to provide the same services. Data and services migration from the primary site to the recovery site automatically follows a defined recovery plan, which stipulates the precise order in which VMs are shut down and started up and defines the resource pools allocated to them and the networks they can access. You can create multiple recovery plans to accommodate specific applications and manage SRM recovery plans from the vSphere Web Client.

Besides protecting against unplanned outages, VMware Site Recovery Manager also allows you to run routine planned processes non-intrusively. These include disaster avoidance, relocating a datacenter, patch and update testing, failback and reprotect, plus testing and timing your disaster recovery solution to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements or SLAs. If your primary and recovery sites are located at metro distances and connected via a high-speed/low-latency channel, you can deploy array-based storage and synchronous replication to achieve zero data loss RPO and minimal RTO.

VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Consulting

VMware Site Recovery Manager can virtually eliminate planned and unplanned downtime and avoid data loss

VMware Site Recovery Manager supports various deployment models to handle different failover cases. With a traditional Active-Passive deployment, a primary site runs applications and services and a fully-provisioned standby recovery site waits idly until the primary site experiences a shutdown. This is simple to configure and manage but expensive to operate due to poor resource utilization. An Active-Active topology allows you to run non-critical workloads like development or testing at the recovery site until the site is needed after a primary site outage. This keeps both sites engaged in useful work. Bi-directional deployments spread production workloads between the primary and secondary sites for mutual protection. In case of a site shutdown, Site Recovery Manager can automatically switch all workloads to the site that is still operating.

VMware Site Recovery Manager Topology Consultants

VMware Site Recovery Manager supports a variety of deployment models for protecting applications and services

VMware Site Recovery Manager also supports stretched storage clusters that span protected and recovery sites. This deployment model lets you move workloads between sites within a metro area for active, non-disruptive load balancing. The combination of VMware SRM with stretched clusters provides the disaster recovery orchestration, automation, and reporting features of VMware SRM with the transparent workload balancing capabilities of stretched clusters.

VMware NSX Virtualized Networking and the Software Defined Data Center
VMware NSX extends the benefits of virtual technology from the traditional areas of compute and storage over to the network by abstracting virtual networks from the underlying physical network. NSX virtualizes core networking services including logical switching, static and dynamic routing (OSPF, BGP), distributed firewalling with Active Directory support, L4-L7 load balancing, VPN, Quality of Service, VXLAN to VLAN bridging, and monitoring. By creating entire networks in software and embedding them in the hypervisor layer, NSX allows networks to be provisioned instantly and managed consistently with a high level of automation regardless of the of hardware used by the underlying IP network. This completely virtualized operational model makes up the foundation of the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) that allows IT managers to treat physical network resources as a pool of on-demand transport capacity.

For cloud management, NSX has native integration with vRealize Automation and OpenStack and features a RESTful API for integration into third-party cloud management platforms or for customized automation. With NSX, networking and security policies are attached to their associated workloads rather than underlying hardware, which streamlines the replication of application environments for disaster recovery, datacenter migration, or creating hybrid cloud solutions.

VMware NSX Virtual Networking Consulting

VMware NSX allows virtual networks to be provisioned instantly and managed easily

Using Site Recovery Manager and VMware NSX for Disaster Recovery
Changing the IP address of a running VM requires downtime. Because of this, primary and recovery sites protected by VMware Site Recovery Manager need Layer 2 connectivity for the fastest possible recovery time. VMware NSX can snapshot a complete application architecture and transfer the entire virtualized, logical network topology to the secondary site for one-click disaster recovery. NSX features APIs for automating recovery at the network layer to improve RPO and RTO. By combining NSX with VMware Site Recovery Manager, you can streamline the recovery of critical networking services at the secondary site including logical switches, distributed logical routers, and distributed firewall (DFW) policies. To span network and security policies across multiple sites you can use Cross vCenter NSX. This dramatically simplifies the work of configuring Universal Logical Switches, Routers, and Firewalls to deploy a single unified logical network across the primary and secondary sites of a disaster recovery environment. Cross vCenter NSX allows fast failover and recovery without the need to re-create the network on the recovery site or map and remap IP addresses manually.

VMware NSX and SRM Disaster Recovery Consultants

Combining VMware SRM with NSX and Cross vCenter NSX can dramatically improve RPO and RTO

Progent offers the expertise of a VMware VCDX-certified NSX consultant to help you integrate VMware Site Recovery Manager with VMware NSX and to design, deploy and test a disaster recovery solution automated by VMware Cross vCenter NSX.

How Progent Can Help You with VMware Site Recovery Manager
Progent offers remote or on-premises access to a VMware-certified VCDX consultant with advanced expertise in designing and configuring disaster recovery solutions built around VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware Cross vCenter NSX. Progent can show you how to make efficient use of VMware's private cloud management tools such as vCloud Director, vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator and vCloud Suite. Progent can also help you integrate leading SAN storage products with your disaster recovery environment by providing services such as NetApp SAN storage consulting as well as support for EMC VNX and VMAX storage systems, Dell EqualLogic storage arrays, Pure Storage products and Tintri VMstore.

Progent's VCDX-certified VMware Site Recovery Manager and NSX expert has worked with datacenter architects, network engineers and department directors of some of the world's biggest technology companies, large financial institutions, and government agencies to plan and deploy disaster recovery solutions with optimum RPO and RTO. Experience with large-scale projects includes spearheading deploymnts scaling to more than 1500 VMware ESXi hosts and over 45,000 VMs.

Contact Progent for Help with VMware SRM Disaster Recovery Solutions
For more information about Progent's consulting support for VMware Site Recovery Manager and VMware NSX, call 1-800-993-9400 or visit Contact Progent.

An index of content::

  • 24/7/365 Small Business IT Consulting Fremont Milpitas Consulting Companies

  • Microsoft ISA Server Networking Support
    Computer Support For Small Offices Microsoft Windows Server 2003

    Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants offer computer help and IT consulting services for Microsoft .NET Servers and applications and for Windows Server 2012, 2008 and 2003. Progentís consulting professionals can show you how to plan, integrate, maintain and manage the entire suite of Windows .NET Servers including Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft ISA Server, Small Business Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Windows Hyper-V, Lync Server, Microsoft Project Server, and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).

  • 24x7 Colorado Springs Remote Workers Help Desk Call Center Augmentation Consulting and Support Services Offsite Workforce Guidance - Colorado Springs - Help Desk Call Center Augmentation Consultants Colorado Springs, El Paso County

  • Les Kent has a 35-year history of effective network integration, executive administration, sales, and operations. He has shown a talent for creating elegant IT solutions during his time as as a system architect, programmer, project manager, implementation consultant, and troubleshooter for small companies, start-ups, and major enterprises.

  • After Hours BlackBerry Professional Software Network Specialists Boise 24/7 BlackBerry Email Technology Consulting Company
  • At Home Workers Cincinnati Consulting - Collaboration Solutions Consulting Services Cincinnati, Hamilton County Remote Workers Cincinnati Consulting Services - Collaboration Solutions Consulting and Support Services
  • At Home Workforce Consulting and Support Services near me in Beverly Hills - Video Conferencing Technology Guidance Beverly Hills-West Hollywood Urgent At Home Workers Beverly Hills Assistance - Video Conferencing Technology Consulting and Support Services Beverly Hills-Century City, CA
  • Augusta, Georgia Solution Provider Augusta-Richmond County Design Company
  • BlackBerry Email Systems Support Stamford Connecticut 24-Hour BlackBerry Desktop Manager Network Service Fairfield County Connecticut
  • CentOS Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Support Santa Cruz, CA Debian Linux, Sun Solaris, UNIX Remote Support Services Santa Cruz, CA
  • Cisco Expert Morgan Hill Network Assessment Emergency Morgan Hill Solution Provider
  • Columbus At Home Workers Cloud Integration Technology Guidance Columbus Georgia Work from Home Employees Columbus Consulting Experts - Cloud Technology Consulting
  • Consulting Services for IT Support Providers nearby Oklahoma CIty - Short-Term Support Team Assistance Consulting for IT Support Organizations - Oklahoma CIty - Seamless Short-Term Support Team Assistance Oklahoma City, OK
  • Cybersecurity Firms Firewall Columbia, Charleston, Rock Hill, SC Firewall Technical Support Services Columbia South Carolina
  • VMware NSX Security Consultant
  • Emergency Chesapeake Ransomware Recovery Consulting Chesapeake Urgent Crypto Removal Consultants
  • Firewall Intrusion Detection Firewall Security Consultant
  • Fort Myers-Lee County Design Companies Fort Myers-Lee County Network Consulting Firms
  • Greensboro Telecommuters VoIP Solutions Guidance Greensboro Piedmont Triad Greensboro At Home Workforce VoIP Systems Assistance Greensboro Winston-Salem
  • Huntsville Implementation Support Immediate Huntsville Network Integration

  • MySQL migration Engineers
    Microsoft and Cisco Certified MySQL application development Specialist

    Progent offers affordable online access to an Oracle-certified MySQL administrator or application programmer and can help organizations of any size to integrate and support MySQL within a robust network infrastructure that offers advanced speed, scalability, and security. Progent also has proven skill helping businesses port databases from an Oracle environment to MySQL.

  • Information Technology Outsourcing Companies Cisco Memphis Bartlett Germantown Collierville System Consulting Cisco Shelby County Tennessee

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Upgrade Planning Professional
    Exchange 2016 Upgrade Online Consulting

    Progent can assist you in all phases of your migration to Microsoft Exchange 2016 such as planning high availability (HA) architecture for a local, Microsoft cloud connected or hybrid environment; server and CAL licensing requirements for Exchange 2016 and Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; migrating mailboxes; Hyper-V virtualization design; determining storage requirements for your virtual machines (VMs), databases and logs; configuring HLB for fault-tolerant CAS services; designing, building and validating Exchange Servers and Windows Servers and DAG groups; integration with SharePoint Server or SharePoint Online; updating the firewall; resolving SSL issues; providing client integration with Office 2010 or greater or Office 365; and configuring Outlook on the web (formerly Outlook Web App).

  • Lawrence Short Term IT Staffing Support Services Lawrence-Andover, MA Lawrence Short Term IT Staffing Support Services Lawrence-Essex County

  • Business Continuity Testing Technology Professional
    network evaluation Lab Consult

    Progent's Test and Training Lab located at the QTS Colocation Center can be used for piloting mission-critical applications, creating efficient system upgrade methodologies, evaluating and tuning performance, planning or verifying business continuity solutions, mitigating compatibility issues, and establishing training environments for the latest technologies. For Progent customers who lack sufficient in-house resources to assemble proper pilot environments, the lab cuts capital costs and engineering risk and helps keep vital network initiatives on schedule.

  • VMware VCDX-NV Engineers
  • Los Altos Support Organizations Network Administration Sunnyvale
  • Los Angeles Support Outsourcing Small Business Network Consulting Companies Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, Southern California SQL Server 2012 PC Consulting SQL Server 2014 Tech Support Outsource Westlake
  • Microsoft Consultant Work At Home Job Summit County Ohio Cisco CCDP Network Consultant Work At Home Job
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP-Software Gold Partner in Chandler - Reporting Support Services Maricopa County Arizona Dynamics GP Chandler Premier Partner - Implementation Programming and Support Chandler Tempe Mesa Gilbert

  • Solaris with Windows Specialists
    UNIX, Windows Consultant Services

    If your company is developing UNIX or Linux software on a network that has Microsoft Windows-based processors, desktops, and office applications, Progent can provide full-service IT outsourcing that allows you to concentrate on your field of strategic expertise without the constant hassle of maintaining your business network. Through the use of smart server monitoring and by delivering online and on-site assistance when your business needs it, Progent offers an economical solution for supporting an information network that provides high availability, security, and performance. Progent's developer assistance services include full-service it outsourcing, virtual server infrastructure, remote and on-premises service and troubleshooting, 24x7 monitoring services, and Help Desk outsourcing.

  • Microsoft Exchange 2016 Upgrade Planning Online Troubleshooting Exchange 2016 Migration Consultants
  • Microsoft MCDBA Engineer Home Based Virtual Office Huntington Beach, Orange County Huntington Beach, CA Network Remote Engineer Virtual Office Job

  • Gentoo Linux Support and Help
    24-Hour Colbolt Linux Support Services

    Progent's Linux consulting services provide small businesses and developers support for managing and supporting Linux computers that operate with Microsoft-based technology. Progent offers your organization access to Linux experts, support professionals certified by Microsoft and Cisco, and security specialists with CISM credentials. This broad range of expertise offers you a convenient single consulting firm to help you build and manage a protected and robust cross-platform connectivity and communications infrastructure that allows Linux and Microsoft interoperability by integrating MS Windows with leading Linux variations such as RedHat, SUSE Linux, CentOS Linux, Ubuntu, PCLOS, fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake, Debian GNU/Linux, and Slackware.

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Networking Companies Appleton WI Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Guru
  • Mission Viejo Remote Workforce Help Desk Augmentation Assistance Mission Viejo-Laguna Niguel, CA At Home Workforce Mission Viejo Consulting and Support Services - Call Desk Solutions Expertise Mission Viejo-Dana Point, CA
  • Network Management Computer Support Companies Network Management Server Migration Specialists
  • Offsite Workforce Denver Consulting Experts - Management Solutions Assistance Denver Golden Triangle Remote Workforce Consulting Experts nearby Denver - Endpoint Management Tools Consulting Services Denver Colorado

  • Apple macOS and Windows Online Support Services
    Apple Mac and Windows Integration

    Progent's support specialists in Mac and Microsoft Windows technology can help you integrate Mac and Windows computers into seamless networks with full sharing and workgroup support. Enabling productive cooperation among a variety of servers and workstations powered by Apple Mac OS and Microsoft Windows calls for extensive knowledge of and experience with Apple Macintosh and Microsoft products. Progent's background in Windows and Macintosh service makes it possible to provide world class support to businesses that rely on these platforms to maintain their strategic edge. Progent's consultants can also assist you to interface Apple's iPhones and iPads with your Windows network.

  • VMware vCloud Suite Technology Professional
  • Offsite Workforce Lincoln Guidance - Voice/Video Conferencing Technology Consulting Experts Lincoln Seward County Lincoln At Home Workers Consulting in Lincoln - Voice/Video Conferencing Systems Consultants
  • Offsite Workforce Manchester Expertise - Infrastructure Expertise Manchester Nashua Merrimack Work from Home Employees Consultants in Manchester - Infrastructure Consulting and Support Services Manchester, NH
  • Part Time Jobs Microsoft Consulting Microsoft MCP Consulting Employment Concord CA
  • Ransomware Repair Support Services Winston-Salem North Carolina Winston-Salem North Carolina Winston-Salem Ransomware Remediation Help
  • Remote Workforce Cheyenne Consulting Experts - Call Desk Solutions Consulting and Support Services Cheyenne-Casper, Wyoming Cheyenne Cheyenne Telecommuters Help Desk Solutions Consulting Services
  • Remote Workforce Consulting in Valencia - Management Solutions Consulting and Support Services Valencia-Santa Clarita Valencia Remote Workforce Endpoint Management Systems Expertise
  • Savannah, GA Teleworkers Consulting Experts in Savannah - VoIP Systems Consulting Services Savannah Telecommuters IP Voice Technology Guidance Chatham County Georgia
  • Teleworkers Virginia Beach Expertise - Collaboration Solutions Assistance Virginia Beach Virginia Beach Remote Workforce Collaboration Technology Consultants Virginia Beach, VA
  • Top Dynamics GP Gold Partner nearby St. Louis - Installation Outsourcing Lambert International Airport STL St. Louis MS Dynamics GP-Great Plains Implementation Help St Louis St Charles Jefferson Franklin

  • Integration Company Arkansas
    24-Hour Colorado Small Office Computer Consultant

    If your company does not require emergency online help but you think you will require technical services with your network soon, you can save time and expenses and ensure that the appropriate IT skill will be available when you want it by contacting a Progent sales agent and registering as a customer. For more information, phone 800-993-9400 or email information@progent.com.

  • Top Rated Temporary IT Support Staffing Services Consulting Expertise Chatsworth-Calabasas, California Chatsworth-Canoga Park Chatsworth Supplemetary IT Staffing Services

  • SQL Server 2012 Consultants
    SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Remote Technical Support

    Progent can provide the expertise of Microsoft-certified consultants as well as experienced software developers, database administrators, project management experts, network infrastructure engineers, business continuity planning specialists, and data security professionals to assist you to evaluate the likely advantages of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for your business, set up pilot systems at your datacenter or at Progent's lab, plan and carry out a smooth transition to SQL Server 2012 from earlier releases of SQL Server or from legacy RDBMS solutions, and define a cost-effective and secure IT infrastructure that helps you maximize the business benefit of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

  • Troubleshoot Exchange Server 2019 Bellevue Washington Information Technology Consulting Company Exchange Server 2013 Bellevue Kirkland
  • Webster Network Consulting Group Webster, Texas Network Consulting Service
  • WiMax Engineer Internet Connection Engineers
  • Work at Home Employees Akron Assistance - IP Voice Systems Expertise Summit County Ohio Akron At Home Workers IP Voice Solutions Consultants Summit County Ohio
  • Work from Home Employees Consulting Services near Baltimore - Voice/Video Conferencing Solutions Consulting Services Baltimore Maryland Telecommuters Baltimore Consultants - Video Conferencing Technology Consulting Services Baltimore Maryland

  • © 2002-2020 Progent Corporation. All rights reserved.