12 December 2018
Azure offers built-in disaster recovery (DR) solution for Azure Virtual Machines through Azure Site Recovery. In addition to the broadest global coverage, Azure has the most comprehensive resiliency strategy in the industry from mitigating rack level failures with Availability Sets and data center failures with Availability Zones to protecting against large-scale events with failover to separate regions with Azure Site Recovery.
06 December 2018
Azure Availability Zones are unique fault-isolated physical locations, within an Azure region, with independent power, network, and cooling. Each Availability Zone is comprised of one or more datacenters and houses infrastructure to support highly available, mission critical applications with fault tolerance to datacenter failures.
23 August 2018
Today, we are glad to announce cross-subscription disaster recovery (DR) support for Azure virtual machines using Azure Site Recovery (ASR). You can now configure DR for virtual machines to a different subscription with in the same Azure Active Directory tenant.
14 August 2018
Azure Site Recovery now powers Veritas Backup Exec Instant Cloud Recovery (ICR) with Backup Exec 20.2 release. With ICR, Backup Exec users can easily create automatically updated off-site replicas of Virtual Machines in the Azure for a quick failover in case of a disruption on-premises. Backup Exec customers can minimize Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) for business critical applications realizing the benefits of Azure as dynamic disaster recovery platform using ICR.
20 June 2018
On June 4th 2018, Corey Sanders announced the general availability of disaster recovery (DR) for Azure virtual machines using Azure Site Recovery in his blog post about why you should bet on azure for your infrastructure needs today and in the future.
25 October 2017
I am happy to announce new capabilities in Azure Site Recovery (ASR), which will now allow you to start replicating your Azure IaaS virtual machines within one-click. Combined with ASR’s one-click failover capabilities, configuring disaster recovery (DR) for your Azure virtual machines is now simpler than ever before.