Acronis launches recovery solution for VMware customers
Acronis has launched a fast and simple-to-use backup and disaster recovery solution for VMware customers. Acronis vmProtectTM 6 has been engineered exclusively for VMware vSphereTM servers (v4.0, 4.1 or later) using ESX and ESXi hypervisors. It provides businesses with a simple-to-deploy, easy-to-manage disaster recovery solution for agentless back up and quick recovery of their VMware virtual environments.
Priced at US$499 per CPU and with unlimited P2V (physical to virtual) migrations, Acronis vmProtect 6 represents an affordable backup, migration and disaster recovery solution for the growing number of businesses moving to a VMware virtualized server environment.
Bill Taylor-Mountford, President, Asia Pacific, Acronis said, “Protecting VMware servers should be neither complex nor costly. By using a solution that speaks directly to VMware requirements, businesses can accelerate their virtualization adoption. IT managers need never question the status, availability or recovery time of their virtual data again.”
Jonathan Couvaras, Technical & Pre-Sales Support, Datastor Australia, a beta tester of the product said, “Acronis vmProtect 6 is very simple to use and set up. With built-in deduplication, agent-less backups, support for a windows only agent (no need to install an agent on the VMWare host if you prefer), I can reduce hardware needs and storage space costs. I particularly liked the ability to mount your backup as a VM directly from vmProtect, no conversion required, and it’s all done in a matter of seconds! The solution is quick, agile and cost-effective.”