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Solution architecture: Archive on-premises data in the cloud

Archive your on-premises data to Azure Blob Storage.

This solution is built on the Azure-managed services: StorSimple and Blob Storage. These services run in a high-availability environment that is patched and supported, allowing you to focus on your solution instead of the environment they run in.

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Veeam availability suite hosted on premises running on a virtual machine or physical machine.


Azure StorSimple appliance running on premises that can tier data to Azure Blob Storage (both hot and cool tiers). StorSimple can be used to archive on-premises data on Azure.


Veeam Cloud Connect hosted on Azure and running on a virtual machine.

Blob Storage

A cool tier on Azure Blob Storage is used to back up data that's accessed less frequently, while a hot tier on Azure Blob Storage is used to store data that's accessed frequently.

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