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HotLink Brings Affordable Disaster Recovery to the Masses
HotLink DR Express provides organizations with a solution that carries a reasonable cost, is simple since it plugs right into vCenter, and automatically protects selected VMs by synchronizing between local sources and Amazon. DR Express leverages HotLink’s transformation to convert the virtual machine between the appropriate formats in both directions.
HotLink Offers Disaster Recovery Through Amazon
DR Express plug in for VMware vCenter makes disaster recovery as easy as point and click. Unlike backups, the services can be restored in Amazon. The workloads are managed side-by-side with on premise vSphere workloads. Amazon becomes a mirror site.
Cloud And Virtualization Products Fueling Buzz At VMworld 2013
HotLink is unveiling Hotlink DR Express, a plug-in for VMware vCenter that uses Amazon Web Services to replicate and recover vSphere VMs. When an outage happens, the plug-in automatically restores virtual machines and continues operations in AWS.
Hot Products from VMworld 2013
A native plug-in for VMware vCenter, HotLink DR Express extends daily administration and management to include DR/BC at Amazon Web Services and protects VMs at the cost of basic backup and replication.
HotLink Goes Mainstream with DR Express
HotLink DR Express is for any data center concerned about keeping VMs running even if the server that is running them fails. The software performs a continuous incremental backup to the Amazon cloud. If there is a failure, the VM can be launched directly in the Amazon infrastructure. Essentially providing near instant recovery, without having to pre-buy extra hardware or sustain a disaster recovery site. Like HotLink's other solutions, all is controlled from within vCenter.
HotLink rolls VMware virty servers out to the Amazon cloud
The latest product from HotLink, DR Express, was borne out of need to have better disaster recovery for its own internal development cluster. And now, HotLink is ready to take it to the VMware masses. DR Express manages the transformation of workloads running on ESXi and seeds them into Amazon S3 so they can later be fired on EC2 as needed. DR Express costs $25 per VM per month.
Booths to Visit at VMworld 2013
HotLink Booth 2048: The new HotLink DR Express extends VMware vCenter capabilities to include Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity in Amazon. Within minutes of a VMware failure, workloads are restored and operational in Amazon EC2, fully manageable by VMware vCenter. It’s only $25/VM/month!
Visit HotLink at VMworld to see DR Express in Action!
Recognizing that AWS provides the most compelling economics of all public cloud providers, HotLink is introducing HotLink DR Express to extend VMware vCenter capabilities to include automated DR/BC site setup, maintenance, recovery and management for AWS, ensuring that downtime is kept to only minutes rather than hours or days, and management is seamless with VMware vCenter.
VMware Recovery For AWS Makes DR/BC Affordable For All
With the 2013 edition of VMworld just around the corner, I am being innundated with VMware-related announcements, including a “completely disruptive” disaster recovery and business continuity solution from HotLink that leverages Amazon Web Services to protect all types of VMware vSphere virtual machines.
HotLink brings unified management to virtualization and cloud
Normally, I wouldn’t write a full article about a specific product like this, but I see HotLink as potentially groundbreaking in the way that the company views and manages workloads and believe that such tools are going to grow ever more important as IT departments attempt to splinter their existing vSphere environments in favor of more cost effective solutions.